how to start an application in a seperate instance?
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Aug 7 08:38:46 BST 2004
Arne Goetje wrote:
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> James, Carsten:
> Thanks, for clearing this up. :)
> But this refers to any application started under KDE, so I thought it's
> an KDE issue.
>>This is just a browser issue. In your case a Mozilla issue. I don't
>>know if you would have similar problems with Konqueror or not.
> Same with konqueror, kmail, etc. I usually need this for mozilla or
> konqueror (when searching the web) and kmail when answering e-mails.
>>You probably don't need to have different environment variables for
>>Mozilla -- different settings in Mozilla might do it. But, you MUST
>>have two separate profiles for Mozilla, one for Chinese and one for
>>Japanese. Then I would suggest that you make separate menu, or
>>desktop, entries for them so that the command line starts them with
>>their respective profiles. Consult the Mozilla documentation for the
>>proper command line syntax.
> Thanks. I do need the environment variables, because I have to set
> LC_CTYPE and XMODIFIERS to reflect the correct input application for
> chinese/japanese typing.
> So, what would be the correct way for KDE apps?
I would make a separate menu entry for the two languages. E.G.:
You can modify the existing 'desktop' file to do this.
You can normally just add this to the command line in your 'desktop' file:
If the command line gets too long, write a short script. And remember if you
have a " " (space) that is not a delimiter, then use quote marks.
This appears to be an issue which you might want to post to 'kde-usability' or
write a wishlist bug since in your case, you need to be able to switch your
location and X configuration without restarting KDE and this currently isn't
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