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Posted Apr 13, 2011 23:55 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
I have no problem with firefox defaulting to checking to see if there's already a copy running as this user and having that copy open a window, but what it does today is that if you have a copy running on a different system, as a different user (on a different network that you may not be able to talk to except the X display), trying to start a new copy of firefox will instead instruct the copy on the remote machine to open a new window instead.
this also means that you can't have two VMs each open a browser, unless you don't use X for your display and instead use somethign even less efficient like VNC
Multiple instances of Firefox on one display (getting offtopic)
Posted Apr 14, 2011 1:09 UTC (Thu) by donovan (guest, #852)
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