F15 Alpha impressions

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 19:41:43 UTC 2011

On Sun, 27 Feb 2011 21:15:40 +0200, Aurimas wrote:

> >> I think this is sort of intentional. If I understand the way this is 
> >> supposed to work correctly then you are not supposed to care if Firefox is 
> >> already running but instead simply click on it in your favorites and if an 
> >> instance is already running it will be brought into focus or a new instance 
> >> is started.
> > 
> > 
> >   This obviously makes little/no sense - how does the gnome launcher
> > know when I want to bring the existing running app to foreground versus
> > when I want a new instance of same app?
> Have you tried right-click?

Right-click is flawed, as it doesn't offer to start the app if no instance of
the app is running already:


To start a new instance of an app, you are supposed to drag'n'drop the Favorites
icon onto the desktop. Right-click only works if the app is running already.

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