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Old 07-21-2003, 08:09 PM   #1
rryjew
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Registered: Jul 2003
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Mozilla 1.4 multiple instances/profile


Hi All,

I have a newbie question on Mozilla. I'm running RH9 and I recently uninstalled the Mozilla RPM's and installed the latest version of Mozilla.

The new version works fine but I have a problem when I try to open multiple instances of Mozilla using either the desktop icon or typing "mozilla" in a terminal. If I try to start a second instance of Mozilla I get a pop-up asking me to choose a profile. If I select "Start Mozilla" I get an error that the profile is already in use and I need to create a new one.

However, if Mozilla is already running and I hit "ctrl-n". A new Mozilla window opens. So I know that I can have multiple Mozilla windows open.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Ray
 
Old 07-21-2003, 08:24 PM   #2
eltongeoff
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this was just discussed the other day. do a search. also, im pretty sure ur not suppose to post the same question in 2 different forums. just giving a heads up.
 
Old 08-12-2003, 03:06 PM   #3
marin_linuxer
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Registered: Aug 2003
Location: San Rafael, CA U.S.A.
Distribution: Arch Linux (archlinux.org)
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Hi, do the following as 'root':


- create: '/usr/bin/mozilla' containing:

Code:
#!/bin/bash
                                                                                
/opt/mozilla/mozilla -remote "openURL($@, new-tab)" || exec /opt/mozillla/mozilla "$@";
(change the path to 'mozilla', above, to _your_path_)


Code:
- chmod 755 /usr/bin/mozilla

Cheers.
 
Old 08-12-2003, 03:20 PM   #4
rshaw
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"If I try to start a second instance of Mozilla I get a pop-up asking me to choose a profile."

this is normal, it's already running, no need to run it again. just use the tabbed browsing feature and open as may windows as you want.
 
  


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