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How To: Open an Incognito/Private Browsing Mode Window

Many of the features at Linux Academy require you to do so in an Incognito/Private Browsing Mode tab or window. Here are the steps to do so in each major browser.

Once your credentials have loaded, you'll see instructions that state:

To access the cloud console, please right click on the button and select: "Open in Incognito/Private Windows".

You will also see a button with a special mask icon on it.

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Right click on this button and then follow the steps below.

 

Firefox 

To open it in a new Private browsing window, click on Open Link in New Private Window

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If you are already inside of a private browsing window, click Open Link in New Tab.

 

Chrome

To open it in a new Incognito Mode browsing window, click on Open Link in New Incognito Window. 

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If you are already inside of an incognito window, simply click Open Link in New Tab.

 

Safari

To open a new private browsing window with Apple's Safari browser, hold down the Option key on your keyboard and then right click, then (left) click on Open Link in New Private Window from the popup menu. 

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Internet Explorer

To open a new Private Tab in Internet Explorer, click Copy Shortcut from the popup menu.

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Then, click on the cog wheel at the top right corner of the window and select Saftey then InPrivate Browsing.

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Next, paste in the URL you copied and press Enter on your keyboard. 

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Edge

 To open it in a new InPrivate browsing window, click on Open Link in New InPrivate window

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