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Can't start FF from the terminal

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Hello

```

~ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin

[1] 5919 killed /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin ```

Can't event imagine how to debug this - FF has stopped working totally from the command line, despite options etc It is still working when run from the dock however. But I need to start it from the terminal for the second profile

Hello ``` ~ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin [1] 5919 killed /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin ``` Can't event imagine how to debug this - FF has stopped working totally from the command line, despite options etc It is still working when run from the dock however. But I need to start it from the terminal for the second profile

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It works for me. see screenshot The second screenshot, I'm running it while in my home directory using the same path you posted.

Modified by jonzn4SUSE

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You should be able to run trace and see what happens. Trace on mac is new for me, but let's play with it and see what happens. trace -t [-o outfile] I assume it should be something like trace -t -o firefox_outfile /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin

Let's test...

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Nope.... crashed and burned.  ;-)

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Modified by jonzn4SUSE

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Browser is working when started from the Dock, yes. I've even found a workaround to start secondary profile through http://about:profiles

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So all is well?

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The trick with `open` helps. Thanks a lot

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No problem. If no further questions, please mark this issue as resolved to get it off our list of things to do. Have a nice day.

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