how to start an application in a seperate instance?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Fri Aug 6 09:25:24 BST 2004

Arne Götje (高盛華) wrote:
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> Hi list,
> suppose I have already one instance of an application running, and I 
> want t start another instance but with different environment variables.
> Currently If I open a terminal window, change the environment variables 
> and start the program, it will inherince the environment varaibles from 
> the already running instance and merge with that one. 

Yes, you can change the environment in a Konsole and export them.  Then anything 
that you start from that Konsole will inherit the modified environment.

> How can I disable this?

What do you want to disable??

If you don't want to use the modified environment, I suggest that you just close 
the Konsole and open a new one.

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