[arch-general] browser and tty
arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 13:18:42 EDT 2014
I decided to get rid of my mate DE and go i3. Before I am testing my
settings on tty2 (Ctrl+Alt+F2) with a modify .xinitrc (exec i3).
I have a weird behavior as regarding my web browser, could it be
chromium or firefox.
On my i3 config. I have this line:
assign [instance="^chromium$"] → 1
Unfortunately, when I log in on tty2, there is no chromium being
started. When I am back on tty1 (mate session), I find chromium being
Then, on tty2, if I start manually firefox, I can't as I am told
"firefox is already running". Indeed it is but on tty1.
It seems like web browsers are "attached" to my tty1.
Is there any reason for this behavior? Shall I modify anything to
start any web browser on tty2 ?
Thank you for help.
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