On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 21:52:05 +1000
Lex Trotman <elextr(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm on Linux and have 8 virtual desktops and
I often work on different
> projects on different desktops. If I run gedit from the command line
> gedit will start a new instance if there isn't already a running
> instance on the current virtual desktop.
> I know I can do 'geany -i <file>' to open a new instance, but I was
> wondering if the behaviour of Gedit could be matched with Geany.
I'd also like this behaviour - I added a TODO item a while ago:
o (per-workspace instances with socket support?)
I don't know whether this is doable for Geany, more research needed.
Geany does not know about virtual desktops. These are
Gnome specific libraries and would increase the dependencies of Geany
and would make it more complex to keep portable to all desktops and to
Maybe, but we're hopefully going to add some kind of X session support,
so not sure this argument holds.