F15 Alpha impressions

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 20:43:54 UTC 2011

On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-February/097333.html
> 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.

As I told you in the other thread I have already fixed it upstream,
that is you will always see a "New window" item regardless
if the app is running or not (once the fix hits rawhide / f15).

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