Comment 76 for bug 175904

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Shell script to open a URL strictly in a new firefox tab on the current workspace

As a substitute for a fix of this bug, I've worked around it with a shell script that uses wmctrl to get the ideal behavior. It'll check to see if there's an existing firefox window open on the current workspace, and if so, (optionally) focus it, and load a url in a new tab there. If there's no such window, it'll simply open it in a new window on the current workspace.