Gnome Shell Extension: Firefox Profiles

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This is an extension that adds a button to gnome panel which when clicked launches Firefox Profile Manager. firefox -no-remote -profilemanager is the command that is actually executed.

[Note: This extension isn’t maintained any more.]

Installation Instructions:


cd ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
git clone
mv gnome-shell-extension-firefox-profiles/ firefox-profiles@xtranophilist

Restart Gnome: Alt+F2 to open run command prompt
Enter r

Enable Firefox Profiles Chooser Extension from Extensions from gnome-tweak-tool.

The extension is available in github repo.