Re: Gnome-3, First Impressions

I noticed that running an instance of vmware player creates an additional icon, thus reducing their sizes. And clicking the original vmware icon will create another vmware instance...

From: "Johannes Schmid" <jhs jsschmid de>
To: twohotis gmail com
Cc: gnome-shell-list gnome org
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:56:28 PM
Subject: Re: Gnome-3, First Impressions


> 4. Gnome-shell is not allowing multiple instances of an application.  Is
> this intentional? Attempts to open a new instance opens a running
> instance (gnome-shell faithfully brings you to the workspace occupied by
> the active instance).  Sometimes I succeed in spawning another instance
> via the terminal ... but replicating that success wasn't always successful.

That's a design decision. You can use the context menu (right-click) of
the launchers to start another instance.


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