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Replicate Chrome people functionality

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I am considering switching to firefox from chrome, but I am having trouble replication a key function I use in chrome.

In chrome I am able to have several people set up. In my case one for school, one for work and one for personal. They key functionality that I use is that I can have each person open in a different window. Each person can have their own set of start pages open on start up, and they can be logged into their own google other other accounts.

I know that in Firefox the route to this functionality runs though Containers, but I am having trouble getting my mind around exactly how it works. What I want to be able to do is to open a new firefox window as "school" with its own setting, but containers seems to mix it all together in one window.

What am I missing? I don't need this to be exactly like chrome, but I want to get closer then I am currently.

Thanks!

I am considering switching to firefox from chrome, but I am having trouble replication a key function I use in chrome. In chrome I am able to have several people set up. In my case one for school, one for work and one for personal. They key functionality that I use is that I can have each person open in a different window. Each person can have their own set of start pages open on start up, and they can be logged into their own google other other accounts. I know that in Firefox the route to this functionality runs though Containers, but I am having trouble getting my mind around exactly how it works. What I want to be able to do is to open a new firefox window as "school" with its own setting, but containers seems to mix it all together in one window. What am I missing? I don't need this to be exactly like chrome, but I want to get closer then I am currently. Thanks!

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FredMcD
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With Firefox, each user account in the computer have their own Firefox profiles. Also, each user can have more than one profile. Examples include work, play, sports, anything you can name.

With Firefox, each user account in the computer have their own Firefox profiles. Also, each user can have more than one profile. Examples include work, play, sports, anything you can name.