[Users] URL not passed to Firefox

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Fri Mar 30 10:38:47 CEST 2018

On Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:19:22 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:28:51 +0800, appakhabar wrote:
>>Firefox 59.0.2 (64-bit)
>>Mageia 6  
>Because you mentioned QupZilla, an outdated browser, since QupZilla was
>renamed to Falkon, but at the same time you mention the latest release
>of Firefox I'm curious, so I used your distro's package search.
>it seems to be, that official repositories of your distro do not
>provide Firefox 59.0.2.
>Perhaps you are using a third party thingy, installing the executable
>to e.g. /opt or /usr/lib/foo or similar? The location might be not
>part of PATH, but the desktop file might execute Firefox via the path
>or by a different named launcher.
>IOW what do you get, if you try to start Firefox from command line
>without a path?
>Just run
>  firefox
>from command line.


IIUC now, Firefox does start, it just does not get the URL? It still
could be possible, that in e.g. /usr/bin is a bad written wrapper
script named firefox, that does not pass the URL through to the

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