After yesterday’s post about launching tabs from the run box I thought I would share with you some other command line Firefox tips worth getting familiar with.
Open the Firefox profile manager: firefox -p
Start Firefox with a specific profile: firefox -p “user name”
Open a Specific URL: firefox -url http://www.firefoxfacts.com
Open a URL in a New Window: firefox -new-window http://www.firefoxfacts.com
Open a URL in a New Tab: firefox http://www.firefoxfacts.com
Search Your Default Search Box Search Engine: firefox -search yourtermhere
For more that you can try I would suggest checking out the command line article over at MozillaZine.org or at Mozilla.org. Some still work, and some might not – but these are the best of the ones I found. If you have any suggestions for alternatives you know feel free to drop in a comment here and let us all know about your favorite.
Check out the other posts in this series: