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I'm using multi-profiles via about:profiles, however it's difficult to recognise which window belongs to which user profile.

So I'm looking for Firefox add-on which will give me some clear indication on which user profile I'm currently on, by either showing the name of it (similar as in Chrome, in the top-right corner), or by at least by changing the Firefox's app icon.

  • Why don't you use a profile manager addon? – onurcano Feb 19 '18 at 1:43
  • @onurcano22 Can you post the link to that add-on? As I'm not clear, as I'm already using Profile Manager which is built-in functionality. – kenorb Feb 19 '18 at 12:26
  • Sorry, I guessed there should be some profile manager addons in Firefox site however I couldn't find something compatible with the newest version of Firefox. If you want one for the 2016 version of Firefox: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/profileswitcher/… and use this addon only if you trust it. – onurcano Feb 19 '18 at 15:45
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A quick google search for "firefox profile indicator" resulted in a number of links. A couple links told me that the add-on no longer works with my version of Firefox. Yeah, no worries.

One of the more promising links, a github resource, also contained a reference that the system was no longer an optimum solution and was replaced with "containers."

Chasing that lead resulted in a promising add-on for Firefox.

From the linked site:

Firefox Multi-Account Containers lets you keep parts of your online life separated into color-coded tabs that preserve your privacy. Cookies are separated by container, allowing you to use the web with multiple identities or accounts simultaneously.

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As settings are supposedly per profile, just choose different themes for each profile.

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