Re: how to run a second copy of firefox in a separate address space with no connection to the first?
- To: rpr // <email@example.com>
- Cc: Curt <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: how to run a second copy of firefox in a separate address space with no connection to the first?
- From: "der.hans" <deb-user@LuftHans.com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 23:36:01 +0000 (UTC)
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Am 30. Jul, 2017 schwätzte rpr // so:
On 30 July 2017 at 22:05, Curt <email@example.com> wrote:
I'm not quite following here. -no-remote allows you to run multiple
Firefox instances simultaneously (profile1 and profile2 at the same
time, let's say). However you cannot open external links in the
-no-remote instance (link in an email, for example--perhaps that's what
you mean by "do not want the links automatically opened to open in this
Curt, have a look at the following page that explains -no-remote and
other command line options in more detail:
Implies -new-instance. Hmm, might have to move to -no-remote.
As to keeping things completely separate, beware flash and other
applications that have per user cookies. Flash cookies, less known as local
share objects, are stored in ~/ rather than in
It's been a while since I audited to see what all cheats.
Using another account ( the sudo tip elsewhere ) or a container will give
I like containers for my test or single-use environments because I can
easily move the container if I need it elsewhere. Destruction when no
longer needed is also complete.
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