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Old 07-10-2003, 11:11 AM   #1
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mozilla/firebird - new window without new profile?

I have an icon on the taskbar of my KDE desktop in RH9, I click on it and up launches another Mozilla window -- apparently running my same default profile. When I added a link for Firebird (Phoenix), I can open a new window -- but any consecutive click will prompt me to choose a different profile than the "default".

So I was wondering how I can disable the profiles, or what special config/linking happens that is different in launching Mozilla over Firebird.

Mozilla Icon- command: mozilla %u, general: redhat-web.desktop
Firebird Icon- command: firebird %u, general: Firebird.desktop

any thoughts or ideas? Thanks
Old 07-10-2003, 11:30 AM   #2
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You can do a ctrl+n to open up a new window or a ctrl+t to open up a new tab. I don't know how to disable the profile system.
Old 08-12-2003, 02:14 PM   #3
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Hi, do the following as 'root':

- create: '/usr/bin/MozillaFirebird' containing:
/opt/MozillaFirebird/MozillaFirebird -remote "openURL($@, new-tab)" || exec /opt/MozillaFirebird/MozillaFirebird "$@";
(change the path to MozillaFirebird, above, to _your_path_)

- chmod 755 /usr/bin/MozillaFirebird
- edit: '/usr/share/desktop-menu-patches' as follows:
[Desktop Entry]
Name=MozillaFirebird Web Browser
Name[cs]=WWW prohlížeč Mozilla
Name[da]=Mozilla Weblæser
Name[de]=Mozilla Web-Browser
Name[el]=Περιηγητής Ιστοσελίδων Mozilla
Name[es]=Navegador de Web Mozilla 
Name[fr]=Navigateur Web Mozilla                                                                                
Name[is]=Vafrinn Mozilla
Name[it]=Browser Web Mozilla
Name[ja]=Mozilla Webブラウザ
Name[ko]=Mozilla 웹 브라우저
Name[nl]=Mozilla webbrowser
Name[no]=Mozilla nettleser
Name[pt]=Navegador Web Mozilla
Name[pt_BR]=Navegador Web Mozilla
Name[ru]=Веб-браузер Mozilla
Name[sv]=Webbläsaren Mozilla
Name[zh_CN]=Mozilla 万维网浏览器
Name[zh_TW]=Mozilla 網頁瀏覽器
Comment=Browse the Internet
Comment[cs]=Prohlížet Internet
Comment[da]=Surf på Internet
Comment[de]=Im Internet browsen
Comment[el]=Περιήγηση στο Διαδίκτυο
Comment[es]=Navegar por Internet
Comment[fr]=Naviguer sur Internet
Comment[is]=Flakka um netið
Comment[it]=Esplorare Internet
Comment[ko]=인터넷 탐색
Comment[ms]=Lungsur Internet
Comment[nl]=Over het Internet surfen
Comment[pt]=Navegue na Internet
Comment[pt_BR]=Navegar na Internet
Comment[ru]=Просмотр Интернет
Comment[sv]=Surfa på Internet
Comment[tr]=Internet'e Gözat
Exec=MozillaFirebird %u
- Then, delete the panel launcher/icon and re-create from the one in: MENU | Internet | MozillaFirebird Web Browser


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