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calling firefox --private-window URL not working from cmdline

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when i call firefox from cmdline, e.g.

  firefox --private-window mozilla.org 

firefox opens the URL in a new tab

when i call

  firefox --private-window

firefox opens a new firefox with an empty tab

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i m using linux mint firefox version 94.0 (64 bit)

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Works for me. see screenshot

firefox --private-window https://mozilla.org

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yes why not. but on my desk it doesnt work :-( it just opens a normal browser window

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Try it with http or https in front.

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this i tried already before raising this question here.

i tried it with firefox on my raspberry (with latest os), and there it works as expected.

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So this is not a browser issue right? I would try your OS forum.

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no. i guess its a browser issue. its mostlikely an issue in the area of the combination browser / distribution (plattform).

since its clear that its not related to usage (wrong input by me), and because i have found other reports related to similar problems (also on windows) i dont follow up here in a different forum.

i keep this question (issue) open until it works on my plattform. thats all.

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