Firefox 1.5 getting downright irritating

Vayu vayu at
Mon Apr 3 17:40:49 UTC 2006

On Monday 03 April 2006 08:49, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> Does anyone know how to get Firefox 1.5 to *always* start with the 
> ProfileManager?  I'm using KDE 3.5, FreeBSD 6.0, Xorg 6.9.0 and Firefox 
> 1.5.  I've created an application starter on the menubar that has the path 
> to firefox (/usr/X11R6/bin/firefox) with the argument -ProfileManager.  The 
> first time I start Firefox, the profile manager pops up and prompts me to 
> select a profile.  All subsequent launches of Firefox use the profile that 
> I selected initially.  I want Firefox to prompt me *every* time it starts, 
> because I have created several profiles, each designed to do different 
> tasks and be open in different windows.  Each profile uses tabbed Homes so 
> I can start a number of tabs with different tasks in them.
> I've edited profile.ini as follows:
> StartWithLastProfile=0
> and
> StartWithLastProfile=1
> Neither setting makes any difference at all.  Checking and unchecking the 
> box to start on startup *also* does nothing.  (As does the prompt to make 
> firefox the default browser.)
> I even tried removing StartWithLastProfile entirely.  *Nothing* works. 
> There's no man pages for firefox, firefox-bin, profile.ini, profilemanager, 
> mozilla or mozilla-bin, and googling has been futile so far.

This is not the answer to your problem, but there is an extension called 
session saver that saves your firefox session just as you left it (with all 
the tabs intact).  You can save as many sessions as you want and reload the 
last saved or a specific one.  It might do what you want.

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