[Users] Opening link in Firefox

Andrej Kacian andrej at kacian.sk
Thu Jan 12 01:43:17 CET 2012

On Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:37:30 +0100
Michael <codejodler at gmx.ch> wrote:

> This setting should be accessible from the firefox preferences window
>  Edit -> Preferences -> Tabs -> Open new window in new tab
> btw if you need something more complicated: It is always possible to put
> path to a custom shell script into the 'browser' field, and then have that
> script decide what to do based on the URL (or whatever.) A wrapper, that is.
> For example, i mangle URLs to cut off some tracker data.

"/path/to/firefox --new-tab %s" should do what you need.
Or, if you are running firefox under a different user account:
/usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9.1/mozilla-xremote-client -u weber -a any "openURL(%s,new-tab)"

Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian dot sk>

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