[clug] ssh vs. firefox

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sun Aug 23 01:28:29 MDT 2009


The option is -no-remote (one dash) and it worked for me with the
default profile. Thanks Rob.


David Schoen wrote:
> Just adding --no-remote didn't work for me which I think has something
> to do with my using Unison to sync profiles between machines.
> If I use a profile in Firefox other than the one already running
> locally it does work:
> $ firefox -P dev --no-remote
> (my normal profile is called "default")
> I think if the gibberish in front of "default" on your profile differs
> between boxes what's on that wiki makes sense, otherwise you'll have
> to create some extra profiles.
> Cheers,
> Dave
> 2009/8/23 Robert Brockway <robert at timetraveller.org>:
>> On Sat, 22 Aug 2009, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>>> I am on my workstation (f9). I ssh to my main server (f11).
>>> I launch firefox from ssh command line and surely it opens a
>>> window. But it is in fact another window of the workstation
>>> firefox (so it runs on my ws).
>> Hi Eyal. �I've long felt this is completely braindead behaviour by Firefox.
>> �I cover it and how to make FF work rationally here:
>> http://www.practicalsysadmin.com/wiki/index.php/Firefox
>> Cheers,
>> Rob
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Eyal Lebedinsky	(eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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