new tab opened in a different user's browser

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

Status

()

Toolkit
Startup and Profile System
UNCONFIRMED
6 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: Stefan, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86_64
Linux
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

6 years ago
User Agent: 

Steps to reproduce:

1. Open a terminal, echo $DISPLAY (assuming ":0.0").
2. Open a terminal, su to a second user ("u2"): su - u2
3. As user u2: Start either Firefox 3.6.28 (/usr/bin/firefox is assumed to be 3.6.28, plain "firefox" is assumed to start /usr/bin/firefox) or nightly 2012-03-27-03-11-49-mozilla-central.
4. As the initial user open a terminal and issue 

   env -i DISPLAY=:0.0 firefox http://www.mozilla.org


Actual results:

4. A new tab is created in the user u2's browser.


Expected results:

4. A different user's browser shall not be affected.
(Reporter)

Updated

6 years ago
OS: Other → Linux
Hardware: Other → x86_64

Comment 1

5 years ago
It's bug 295945, bug 271191 and similar.  May be fully by design.

To prevent this from happening, use "-no-remote" in the command line (of at least the first instance), or set a shell variable MOZ_NO_REMOTE=1.
Component: Untriaged → Startup and Profile System
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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