Firefox Tips And Tricks

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Using multiple profiles

Q: Why would I want to use multiple profiles?

  • For better security
  • For privacy reasons
  • For portability
  • ...Other reasons?

For example you could have one stricter profile for casual web browsing, where you add addons for adblocking, flashblocking etc. In addition, you could have one less strict profile for your banking and shopping, where you would have no addons and where you allow all cookies etc. Portable in the sense that you can specify where to put your profile, for example you might want to bring a profile along with you on a flash card, or put a profile in an encrypted container.

Q: Well then, how do I create an additional profile for my user?
Either start firefox with the profile manager, add the following to your shortcut or command line:

firefox.exe -profilemanager