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how can I set Firefox Private Browsing to be the default startup window?

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I would prefer not to launch 2 windows to get Private browsing, if possible. If there is a way to set up Firefox to automatically launch a private browsing window as default, I'd appreciate eliminating extra steps, and wasted resources.

I would prefer not to launch 2 windows to get Private browsing, if possible. If there is a way to set up Firefox to automatically launch a private browsing window as default, I'd appreciate eliminating extra steps, and wasted resources.

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See this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/private-browsing-use-firefox-without-history#w_can-i-set-firefox-to-always-use-private-browsing
John99 971 solutions 13138 answers

Yes the shortcut used could be changed, or a similar result is obtained by setting Firefox to not remember history.

It depends on your requirements. If I was doing that sort of thing I would probably at the moment set up separate Firefox profiles, one for private browsing and one for ordinary browsing. Basically you append a space and -private to one of the shortcuts used. Right clicking a desktop item allows you to see then edit its shortcut properties See

Also

Does that help or do you need further assistance.

Yes the shortcut used could be changed, or a similar result is obtained by setting Firefox to not remember history. It depends on your requirements. If I was doing that sort of thing I would probably at the moment set up separate Firefox profiles, one for private browsing and one for ordinary browsing. Basically you append a space and ''-private'' to one of the shortcuts used. Right clicking a desktop item allows you to see then edit its shortcut properties See * [[Settings for privacy, browsing history and do-not-track]] * https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options#-private * '''http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments''' * [[Use the Profile Manager to create and remove Firefox profiles]] Also * [[Containers experiment]] Does that help or do you need further assistance.