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Old 06-27-2016, 07:39 AM   #1
P.G.Krish
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spaces affect the firefox commands in terminal


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firefox -private &
This command open private browsing . but the same command

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firefox -private&
without space between ampersand and the -private option will only open normal browsing window.what is the difference between this two commands
 
Old 06-27-2016, 07:51 AM   #2
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The command line option is -private. When you use that, Firefox does as you request.

Firefox doesn't understand the command line option -private&. So, it ignores it.

The ampersand directs the shell to run the command in the background and it should be separated from the command and its options.
 
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Old 06-27-2016, 07:56 AM   #3
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hydrurga . Thank you for useful info
 
Old 06-27-2016, 08:02 AM   #4
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hydrurga . Thank you for useful info
My pleasure. Happy computing!

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