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How to create a new firefox profile in linux or solaris?

I know the way to create a new firefox profile in Windows. I want to create a new firefox profile in linux/solaris. Could anyone tell me the way? Thanks a lot!
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Windows 7 is taking too long to boot and to open profile

It's taking some minutes until my windows 7 load. Then it asks for my password. After I enter the password it takes 1 minute or more to load the basic and some more minutes to start everything. This ...
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Windows - My profile will not load correctly

Every time I turn on my computer it says that it's creating a new desktop even though all of my files are still there under my user account. I get this message every time I turn my computer on " you ...
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How to start different profiles with Google Chrome when startup?

How do I start different profiles with Google Chrome with different favorites, and so on?
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Gnome-terminal overwriting/ignoring manual file changes to .gconf xml profiles

I have an XML file for a custom profile for gnome-terminal. However, when I throw the file into an appropriate directory like ~/.gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/%gconf.xml the file is ...
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Bash not loading '.profile' in new session on Linux

I'm setting up a new Linux machine I got from our IT dept, and noticed .profile is not loaded when I start a new terminal session. The current shell is Bash, though I changed it from the default sh it ...
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Why does my Firefox profile render audio controls incorrectly?

On the left, my Firefox profile. On the right, the same instillation with a vanilla profile: Why could this be happening? Update: I tried commenting out everything in my userChrome.css, so that's ...
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OS X: Printer profiles path?

I need to know where the "printer profiles" are stored. I'm not referring to the drivers or any of that, what I'm referring to is when you add a printer, you can define different profiles (IE paper ...
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Outlook 2010 - make it use the only profile automatically

I recently had to re-install my machine with Windows 7 x64 Professional, and Office 2010 including Outlook. Since that new installation, whenever I launch Outlook, it prompts for the the profile to ...
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copy local profile to new (same OS) computer

I have my main laptop which I have set up just the way I like it on Windows 7 (i.e. disabled areo, show all icons in notification area and customized the start menu to name a few). I've recently got a ...
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Can I make Terminal.app open different profiles with shortcut like iTerm?

I've been using iTerm for a while, but I switched back to Terminal.app in Snow Leopard due to the Visor plugin. Most of thing works pretty well after I switched to Terminal.app, except in iTerm, I ...
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Move Firefox user settings to another folder on same machine

Due to company restrictions where I currently work, My windows users folder %USERPROFILE% is space restricted. I get a warning that I must delete files before I can log off. Because of that, I have ...
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Synergy config being shared across computers

For some reason, I am unable to change where my synergy 1.3.1 profile data is being stored. With the result that when I start up, both computers end up reading it from the same shared file. ...
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How to save IP or machines in Putty

I use putty to use ssh to servers. I have different servers and usernames /passwords. Is there any option in putty to save different profiles or ipaddress so that i can click on that it automatically ...
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Is it possible to retrieve lost Windows XP profile information?

I'm running Windows XP Professional on a PC which is less than a year old. About 3 months ago I got an error on boot saying windows could not find my profile. At this point it created a temp one. ...
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Share an ATI Catalyst Profile across several/all users

We've set up some hotkeys in the ATI Catalyst Control Panel on a communal machine, and we're trying to share this among a number of users, possibly all users. The profile is stored as MyProfile.xml ...
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Is it possible to regenerate firefox's profiles.ini from existing profiles?

I recently accidentally filled my home partition in Ubuntu. Before I realized what happened, I restarted Firefox because it was acting strangely (understandably). Now, when I start firefox with the ...
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How can I make Firefox use addons for multiple profiles?

I created a new profile on firefox for testing reasons. I notice no addons except Skype is on it. How do i set up addons to work across profiles? I have about 10 and I'd rather not download them ...
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Create Firefox Profile via Command Line

Is it possible to create Firefox profiles via the command line? I need to programatically launch Firefox with different proxy settings. From my understanding, I can do this via creating a profile. ...
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Windows 7 Powershell profile not working- after setting unrestricted

I just upgraded to Windows 7 and I want to get my Powershell profile up and running. I load PS and set the execution policy to unrestricted with my 'run as admin' powers, then put my profile in the ...
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Moving Windows 7 profile to new user

I have a laptop which I've been using as part of a corporate network with an AD login (and associated local profile). The laptop is loaded with Windows 7 Ultimate. I need to remove the laptop from ...
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What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job?

What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job? I don't want to leave behind any personal information on my work computer.
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change konsole-profile according to application in KDE

Using the Konsole terminal-emulator with KDE on Kubuntu 9.10 , I would like to have a different konsole profile (colors, icons) whenever I ssh into a server, so I can easily spot in which konsole tab ...
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How do I stop Outlook from asking me to choose a profile?

Microsoft Outlook 2003: I used to have two profiles with my Outlook, but I deleted it and now only have one. It is still asking me for what profile to choose. I have tried selecting the option to set ...
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How do you change the location of the “location of configuration files” in foobar2000

Gentlepeep, I'm aware that you can change the general "location of configuration files" under the General Option of preferences. My requirement is this: My User Profile folder by default points to %...
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Starting Firefox with a specified profile from the dock (Mac OS X)

I have different Firefox profiles for each version I have installed on my system and I know I can specify the profile name I want to use like this: /Applications/Minefield.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-...
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Internet Explorer 8 seems to run with a different profile

Windows XP SP3, IE 8 I was working with a user today, and came across the following issue: User has a web app which lets you download .TIF files. Opening the .TIF files from Mozilla Firefox loads ...
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Windows 7 User / Documents and Settings folders

I have a machine - Windows 7, nothing remarkable about the install but I have multiple drives in the machine. I have a C:\users\username folder which seems to be current and is the one that all ...
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Can Firefox have 2 Windows or Tabs open side by side, each for a different profile (one for work, one for personal use)? IE 8 can but can't remember the profiles

It seems that Firefox can use ProfileManager by firefox.exe -ProfileManager but then it seems like if a profile "work" and another profile "personal" are created, you can't have them side by side ...
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After Windows 7 upgrade, profile is in C:\Users\TEMP

After upgrading Vista-64 to Win7-64, my profile is somehow mixed up in my actual C:\Users\[username]\ folder and also in C:\Users\TEMP\. It seems to mostly be in TEMP, including my registry data. I ...
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In bash on RHAS4, why would pressing delete toggle case instead of deleting?

I have an old RedHat box that I have to get some work done on: $ lsb_release -a LSB Version: 1.3 Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseWS Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant ...
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gvim profile for perl programming

can you get some good easy gvim profile file for perl programming ?
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How do I install separate programs on Windows XP profiles?

I would like to Install Microsoft SQL Server Express and Oracle Databse Express on a single Windows XP Home SP3 computer for 2 different users separately. What I want is User1 has only MSSQL Server ...
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sudo unable to write to /etc/profile

I am following the instructions on this site for Grails installation, but am not able to write to /etc/profile like it instructs. sudo echo ‘JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun’ >> /etc/profile ...
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Printers from multiple workgroups

I have a windows laptop that is on one domain at my office but I'd also like to be able use the printers on my home workgroup when I'm at home. Is there any way to do this, such as maybe having ...
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How do I manage multiple users with relocated profile folders on Vista?

I just bought a new PC with Vista installed on it. I have a second hard drive on which I keep all of my data. I also have a wife. Before the wife, everything was simple: I told XP to relocate all ...
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WLAN/LAN Profil Tool (with IP-Address configuration)

Anyone know a good free tool for Vista/Windows 7 to manage WLAN/LAN-Profiles with the possibility to change the IP settings in each profile.
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How to rename profile directory in windows 7? [duplicate]

I have renamed the account of a user in windows 7. How can I rename the profile directory to match the new user name?
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Windows XP Home Profile not loading

A friend laptop is not loading his normal windows profile it is creating a temp one. How would I go about getting it to load his profile again.
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Emacs and /etc/profile on OS X

When I run a shell (M-x shell) in Emacs.app, the shell spawned doesn't read (or more specifically, source), /etc/profile during initialization (I have a lot of shell customizations located there). I'...
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Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>?

I have a workstation running Win2008 that's logged in an AD domain and I have a dual boot with Ubuntu Linux. When running Linux, I'd like to be able to use the same Thunderbird profile I use under ...
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Is there an online identicon creator? [closed]

I thought the pictures associated with our profiles were automatically generated until they were manually changed. A lot of people have these cool identicons based on their IP address. How can I get ...
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How do you move your profile folder in Windows XP?

Is it possible to move completely you profile folder in Windows XP (Pro) to a new location? I'm talking about %USERPROFILE%, not the My Documents folder.
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What is meant by “User Profile” in Google Chrome?

Is there some way to create a new profile? Can I backup my profile?
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Connection Status: unknown access is denied

My main user profile is having problems showing stats for my network. The Vista network connection icon has a red x in it and states, “Connection status: Unknown" "Access is denied.” on mouse hover,...