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Pasta88
 
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Post Posted October 6th, 2019, 7:32 pm

Is there a way to open a shortcut on my desktop in a private window for a specific page firefox?

thx

dickvl

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Post Posted October 6th, 2019, 10:49 pm

That can possibly be done with the Legacy extension Private Tab since you use Wterfox.
https://addons.thunderbird.net/seamonke ... ivate-tab/

Pasta88
 
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Post Posted October 7th, 2019, 5:15 am

dickvl wrote:That can possibly be done with the Legacy extension Private Tab since you use Wterfox.
https://addons.thunderbird.net/seamonke ... ivate-tab/


Thx but it doesnt work. Any other ideas?

thx

Ortho_Fan
 
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Post Posted October 7th, 2019, 12:19 pm

I've seen a number of references to starting the firefox homepage in private mode by making a slight change to the shortcut's URL --

"You can also add -private to the end of firefox.exe in the target for your Firefox shortcut. This can be found in the shortcut properties, if you right click and select properties."

I'm wondering if this would work for a shortcut to your bookmarked site.

OF

Pasta88
 
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Post Posted October 7th, 2019, 12:22 pm

Ortho_Fan wrote:I've seen a number of references to starting the firefox homepage in private mode by making a slight change to the shortcut's URL --

"You can also add -private to the end of firefox.exe in the target for your Firefox shortcut. This can be found in the shortcut properties, if you right click and select properties."

I'm wondering if this would work for a shortcut to your bookmarked site.

OF


Ok so what should it look like if this is the site .... www.bostonglobe.com/sports/?p1=BGHeader_MainNav

thx

dickvl

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Post Posted October 7th, 2019, 3:06 pm

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/doc ... toggle_URL

--private-window <url> Open <url> in a new private window.

Pasta88
 
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Post Posted October 7th, 2019, 3:47 pm

dickvl wrote:https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options#-private-toggle_URL

--private-window <url> Open <url> in a new private window.


Thank you so very much dickvl. That worked great. :) :)

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Post Posted October 8th, 2019, 12:00 pm

(Heh. Just don't try that if you don't have a default profile set ;-). Or is it, if you are running a non-default Profile & expect the link to open in it?)
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