Open Bug 625223 Opened 12 years ago Updated 5 months ago
"firefox -browser <url>" does not open the <url>
(Firefox :: General, defect)
(Reporter: davor.cubranic, Unassigned)
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Darwin i386; rv:2.0b7) Gecko/20101130 Firefox/4.0b7 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Darwin i386; rv:2.0b7) Gecko/20101130 Firefox/4.0b7 Occasionally, I want to open a URL from the command line in a new browser window, rather than just a new tab in an existing window (which may be in any of the several workspaces I have in my WM). The "-browser" option sounded like it would do that, but it only opens an empty window, and ignores any URL I might have given as a command argument. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Enter "firefox -browser www.mozilla.org" from the command line Actual Results: A new window opens, but with a blank page. Expected Results: New window should open displaying the URL entered at the command line.
12 years ago
I can't reproduce this with 4.0b11. If Firefox is already running it yells at me, when it's not it opens two windows, the 2nd one with the URL or file specified after -browser.
12 years ago
Version: unspecified → 4.0 Branch
5 months ago
Severity: normal → S3
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