FIREFOX(1)                  General Commands Manual                 FIREFOX(1)

       firefox - a free and open source web browser from Mozilla

       firefox [OPTIONS] [url]

       See for help using the browser.  This
       manpage only describes how to run it.

       -h, --help
              Prints the command line options.

       -g, --debug
              Starts firefox in a debugger.

       -d, --debugger
              Specify the debugger in which to start firefox. The default is
              gdb. Used in conjunction with -g.

       -a, --debugger-args
              Specify arguments to pass to the debugger. Used in conjunction
              with -g.

              Don't connect to any other running instances of firefox. Use
              this if you want to run firefox in an entirely new process. By
              default, firefox will delegate a command to an already running

              Start the profilemanager. Use this to choose the profile you
              would like to run firefox with. You will need to also use
              -no-remote if there is already a running firefox instance.

       -P profile
              Start firefox with the profile named profile. Will start the
              profile manager if a valid profile name is not specified. You
              will need to also use -no-remote if there is already a running
              firefox instance.

              Start firefox in safe-mode. This disables all third-party
              extensions, and may be necessary if you are having problems with
              an extension you installed.

       -new-tab url
              Open url in a new tab.

       -new-window url
              Open url in a new window.

       -v, -version
              Print the current version of firefox.

       -UILocale locale
              Start firefox with the specified locale locale. Use this to
              override your environment

              Open the preferences dialog.

              Start firefox in private browsing mode

              Toggle private browsing mode

              Set firefox as the default web browser

       -search term
              Search for term with your default search engine

              Open the Error console. If firefox is not already running, this
              will open a new browser window too

firefox                           2011-02-09                        FIREFOX(1)