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HPR - Ep0327: Mozilla Profiles

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Posted 31 March 2009 - 11:00 PM


firefox -P : opens Firefox at profile prompt
firefox -P "Foo" : opens Firefox with Foo profile

Change "firefox" for "thunderbird" to do the same for email profiles.
Locations (on Linux), these are hidden .folders.

Firefox : /home/foo/.mozilla/firefox/profiles.ini
Thunderbird : /home/foo/.mozilla-thunderbird/profiles.ini

Locations for Windows & Mac users.
Profiles.ini settings

Name : name used in profile
Path : path to profile folder
Default : default profile used when just "firefox" or "thunderbird" are exectuted

Firefox Extensions

FEBE : Firefox Environment Backup Extension
OPIE : Ordered Preference Import/Export
CLEO : Compact Library Extension Organizer

Thunderbird Extensions

Gmail IMAP

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