firefox(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

firefox - a Web browser for X11 derived from the Mozilla browser

 

SYNOPSIS

firefox [OPTIONS] [URL]

firefox-bin [OPTIONS] [URL]

 

DESCRIPTION

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance and portability.

 

USAGE

firefox is a simple shell script that will set up the environment for the actual executable, firefox-bin.

 

OPTIONS

A summary of the options supported by firefox is included below.

 

GTK options

--gdk-debug=FLAGS Gdk debugging flags to set
--gdk-no-debug=FLAGS
Gdk debugging flags to unset
--gtk-debug=FLAGS
Gtk+ debugging flags to set
--gtk-no-debug=FLAGS
Gtk+ debugging flags to unset
--gtk-module=MODULE
Load an additional Gtk module

 

X11 options

--sync
Make X calls synchronous
--no-xshm
Don't use X shared memory extension
--xim-preedit=STYLE
--xim-status=STYLE
--g-fatal-warnings
Make all warnings fatal

 

Firefox options

-height value
Set height of startup window to value.
-h, -help
Show summary of options.
-installer
Start with 4.x migration window.
-width value
Set width of startup window to value.
-v, -version
Print /usr/bin/firefox-bin version.
-CreateProfile profile
Create profile.
-P profile
Start with profile.
-ProfileWizard
Start with profile wizard.
-ProfileManager
Start with profile manager.
-SelectProfile
Start with profile selection dialog.
-lang lang-region
Start with lang-region resources.
-remote command
Execute command in an already running Firefox process. For more info, see: http://www.mozilla.org/unix/remote.php
-splash
Enable splash screen.
-jsconsole
Start with Javascript Console
-chrome url
Load the specified chrome.
 

FILES

/usr/bin/firefox - shell script wrapping firefox
/usr/lib/mozilla/firefox-bin - firefox executable

 

VERSION

1.0

 

BUGS

To report a bug, please visit http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/

 

SEE ALSO

mozilla(1)

 

AUTHORS

The Mozilla Organization
http://www.mozilla.org/about.php