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Is there a Firefox add-on or trick to define keyboard shortcuts to URLs?

For example, assigning a hotkey (in Firefox or Ubuntu) to quickly access a site. I'm using Ubuntu Linux.

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Is FireFox your default browser? IF so you can create a shortcut in i.e. Document folder and check for the properties and then assign a specific key combination that you want. Or you could try firefox.exe "" "" – Darius Oct 25 '12 at 0:45
Sorry, I forgot to mention that I'm using Ubuntu Linux. Can not bear windows a sec! – wbad Oct 25 '12 at 0:48
I wish you had mentioned that earlier. – Synetech Oct 25 '12 at 0:49
I believe you can still use FireFox command line args – Darius Oct 25 '12 at 0:51
@Darius It is possible in Linux too, but a bit too verbose to type in terminal something like 'firefox'. I hope to be able to map this to a keyboard shortcut. – wbad Oct 25 '12 at 0:58
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SiteLauncher might be what you are looking for.
According to this site.

if you need something more simple (and beautiful), check out Site Launcher.
You hit a shortcut key and there you have a list of all your favorite pages presented 
in a clean overlay window – press another key and the associated website will open 
in a new Firefox tab. 
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Exactly what I was looking for. Many thanks! – wbad Oct 25 '12 at 1:50

This works at least for Ubuntu 12.04 / Firefox 22.0:

Go to keyboard -> shortcuts -> Custom Shortcuts -> "+" (to create a new one), you can define the command like "firefox".

Once defined, you can set the actual shortcut as usual.

This will work as long as the Firefox command takes an URL for a parameter.

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If it's just one URL, you can set it as your homepage. Then press Alt + H simultaneously to take you home (you may need to press it twice).

Otherwise, check out SiteLauncher. Press Ctrl + Space to launch, and you should be well on your way.

SiteLauncher also has an official website.

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Well, I wish I could set a correspondence between a couple of shortcut keys and some urls. Not only setting the homepage. – wbad Oct 25 '12 at 0:50

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