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    7 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I would love to support Firefox profiles in the same was as Chrome profiles (where each profile can be treated as a distinct browser). Unfortunately, that hasn’t been possible to achieve so far.

    Firefox does have command line arguments that can be used to launch a new instance of the browser for a specific profile, but once it’s running there’s no way I can find to control which profile a newly opened link will be sent to (the closest I’ve been able to get is forcing Firefox to start a another new instance for the profile, which opens the link in the right profile, but also causes the previous profile instance—and any windows or tabs it had open—to quit).

    I’ll keep coming back and reviewing this—maybe it will become possible in future Firefox versions.

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    Jesús Dugarte commented  · 

    Hello! Has anything been done about this? I'm looking for a way to choose between two Firefox profiles when I click in a link. Thanks!