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private browsing and public at same time

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu larry_m7

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One feature of Chrome that I really like is that I can have a regular browser window opened and an incognito/private window opened at the same time. Or several windows of each.

With Firefox, if I switch to Private Browsing, not only do any previously opened tabs opened in that window vanish, but any other opened Firefox windows also vanish.

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Sorry, AFAIK there is no work being done on separate process's for either windows (which many other browsers have now) or tabs (as Chrome now has). So, I doubt if Firefox is going to have a Private Browsing feature like that in the near future, if ever.

Chrome runs separate processes for every window / tab, whereas Firefox runs all windows and tabs in the same process and just started running specific plugins in a separate process to better deal with crashes those plugins are notorious for causing. You might lose the plugin due to it causing a crash, but you don't lose Firefox altogether.

Okulungisiwe ngu the-edmeister

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Thanks for the reply.