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Post Posted July 9th, 2019, 11:50 pm

Is there a method to completely restart Firefox with a single click / shortut? So that all of the memory it used will be freed? That all processes of Firefox will be restarted?
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Post Posted July 10th, 2019, 4:45 am

Bookmark the about:profiles page and then pin it. Single click its 'Restart Normally' button.
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Post Posted July 10th, 2019, 4:47 am

For two clicks, bookmark about:profiles, it has a "restart normally" button on the right.

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Post Posted July 10th, 2019, 5:42 am

Sorry, I cannot find that button, where exactly is it?
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Post Posted July 10th, 2019, 5:51 am

In a new, blank tab, type "about:profiles" (NO quotes.)
Continue on with what has been posted.
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Post Posted July 10th, 2019, 6:53 am

Ah, very sorry, I brainlessly confused that with about:config.

It's a pity, one cannot pin that restart button somewhere.
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