I need to start and stop Firefox remotely on a linux system by running a script
I want to run Firefox on linux system that will locally display some monitoring type information. The problem is, that the display is not physically accessible (i.e. no mouse) and so I have to start/stop Firefox remotely. I thing I know how to start it by "firefox -P...".
The problem seems to be how to kill it cleanly. What I really need is
a command line version of File->Exit mouse click.
Any help welcomed
Re: I need to start and stop Firefox remotely on a linux system by running a script
Hi, thanks for your prompt reply. However my real problem is not starting
it but stopping it cleanly. I am forced to restart the display from time to time (once/per hour) because it is getting 'stuck' for some reason and the web page is out of my control.
I tried simply killing the firefox process using kill command and then starting a new one but it works one or two times and then the next firefox process demands mouse communication. And that is not available. Also this has to work without any expert present as the display is in a public area.