Re: mozilla start (multiple times versus -remote)
On Sat, 07 Dec 2002 00:22:40 -0800
Erik Steffl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> mozilla wrapper used to start up a new mozilla or mozilla -remote,
> depending on whether mozilla was already running. Which made it easy to
> open new browser window, regardles of whether one was already running.
> However now mozilla starts profile wizard and doesn't allow to use
> default profile (says profile is already used) when mozilla is already
> running. which makes it inconvenient to use in scripts (or various
> launchers etc.)
> is there any trick I can use to easily open a new mozilla window
> (regardles of whether one is already open?
> I mean something simpler then (pseudocode):
> if mozilla -remote 'ping()' then
> mozilla -remote 'xfeDoCommand (openBrowser)'
You can try the method recommended here:
someone wrote a patch but I have never tried it, if you come up with something else, please post it back on the list. I have just gotten used to only running one instance.