Questions tagged [multiple-instances]

Running more than one copy of the same program at a time.

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Run two instances of Linux on one server

I own a secondary PC that I’ve been using as a server, my friend has been using it to host game servers for stuff like “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” but recently I’ve been trying to use it as a ...
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Multiple PuTTY windows/consoles using one SSH connection

In any major OS, you can open multiple terminal connections. Is this possible using PuTTY? To be clear, I do not mean opening up a console session and logging into remote equipment. Then starting a ...
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Using Jenkins VCenter Cloud plugin I want to create multiple VMs and use it in single pipeline job

I configured vCenter Cloud Plugin in Jenkins and able to create VMs in my pipeline job by referring it by node('labelname') {... } and the node is alive until close the bracket. I am able to execute ...
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Multiple XAMPP and apache instance running on the same computer at the same time

Is there any possibility to have three versions/instances of XAMPP or Apache running at the same time? I have a server which mainly includes a release, a release candidate, and a development website. ...
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Create new chrome instance with previous session

I want to open a new (second) chrome instance with previous session and already a chrome window with some tabs is open. I tried adding --restore-last-session to the launcher but it doesn't restore ...
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Should my java application be opening two instances of java.exe?

I noticed while debugging an issue that my application opens two instances of Java.exe at the start. I also noticed my 'main' class (see pic) has two run icons (green triangles) and maybe I somehow ...
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Firefox opens new browser instance instead of using active one

Out of a sudden (it feels like it started with version 67.0), whenever I click a link in a program, Firefox opens a new instance of Firefox instead of just loading the link in a new tab of the already ...
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Notepad++ and XML - Replace and capitalize the first letter of all words in a tag element

I have an XML file with the following structure: <id>1</id> <name>alligator and stingray</name> ... <id>99999</id> <name>dolphin with carp</name> I ...
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Setting specific attributes for a linux terminal instance

I recently started to use linux for programming because it feels more comforable than programming in windows, but i miss from windows a particular feature. I would like to have two different terminal ...
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Linux, how to run processes with a different views of the file system

I need to run multiple instances of a process with different configurations. However this process is hard coded to read the configuration from a particular file (needless to say its closed source). ...
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Multiple Firefox windows: only one gets keyboard input

This might be related to Firefox randomly disables keyboard input, Keyboard input is not working in Firefox ALONE and keyboard input only works in the most recently created window. When Opening ...
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Is there a “Switch User” functionality in Windows that doesn't require switching users?

For Example: I'm working on 2 massive projects on a PC with limited screen real-estate and resources and would like to easily be able to switch between the 2 projects, without having to close and re-...
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Kill specific instance of process on windows

I could not find help to this specific question, and I wonder if it has a solution. I have multiple instances of a program running on Windows 7. How can I kill a specific window (maybe based on the ...
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Can i open file in TEXTPAD in same tab instead of a separate instance of textpad

Ive recently got this computer & have installed textpad. Its going Ok, however i have found a few problems. 1) If im looking at FILE1.txt, I decide i want to open FILE2.txt - it opens in ...
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Virtualize Multiple instances

I have this problem, I want open multiple instances of a portable software named hitleap (it is for ubuntu, I am not using wine) in ubuntu. when I try open after is running the shows me How could I ...
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Is it possible that multiple users perform remote desktop connection to a single session?

Suppose you have a machine on the cloud running MS Windows Server 2012 R2 as OS on it. You do have a program that can handle multiple sessions running on that machine. But there's a bottleneck that I'...
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How to Setup OpenVPN with 2 instances on the same machine and setup iptables with special rules

I have a server with OpenVPN and 2 instances. one instance for my friends and one instance only for me and my family. the first instance for my friends of tun0 has the ip 192.168.243.0/24. the ...
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Running multiple instances of the same program in Windows 10

I have some specialist legacy software which is no longer supported/maintained, which I'd like to get running in two or more instances so that I can work more easily with two windows side by side. The ...
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Excel formula for auto fill a date

I would like to have cells F4-F23 auto fill today's date whenever data is entered into cells E4-E23. I then need to have cells I4-I23 auto fill with today's date whenever data is entered in cells H4-...
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For loop for ports in multiple remote servers in Linux

My program need to run in multiple remote servers with different ports in script, here is an example: In server 1, need run: java -jar test.jar 9001 **.**.**.** 9001 java -jar test.jar 9001 **.**.**....
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How to gather multiple remote servers' CPU utilization info?

I need to test program in multiple remote servers, and at the same time need to gather the CPU utilizations information during the process. Here use one server (10.18.6.0) as the master server ...
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How to deal with small time difference in multiple remote servers?

I use several remote servers to test a parallel system, the process will take about 0.4s each time. So when I run the program in several servers, the running time range from less than 0 to 1s. The ...
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How to use pssh to run multiple servers with different commands?

I need to test the distributed system with several remote servers, so I use pssh in master server to control others. Here need to run multiple server with different commands, for example In server ...
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When a copy of firefox is started another copy of firefox starts as well, why?

I am running 50.0 firefox on my windows system. I noticed that when I run a copy of a firefox, it automatically starts another instance of firefox. First instance's memory usage is around 100,000kb ...
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Notepad++ and xml - replacing </ in closing element tag

I have an XML file (1000s of records, simplified here), structure (e.g. say): <LIST> <ITEM_0> <NAME>Item Name</NAME> </ITEM_0> ... <ITEM_9999> <NAME>Item ...
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Logical vs. Physical CPU performance

A computer has 2 physical cores, and 4 logical cores (For example, a computer with an i5-3210M processor). When a program A runs, htop shows that it uses 100% of 1 core, and other 3 cores are nearly ...
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How to open second instance of program with a hotkey?

I used to remember how to do this, use some sort of hotkey to open a second instance of a program that doesn't support it, for example windows media player 12. I have tried WIN+Shift+(number) to open ...
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How to (what program) kill a process in Windows that has been inactive for X seconds and is running in multiple instances

I have multiple instances of a programm running and from time to time it stops responding. I need to check if processes of X have not been responding for >X seconds, and if yes, kill this exact ...
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Multiple conditional color formatting on a cell using IF… IF… ELSE

I've got three columns of Names, gender, DoB. Gender column as either "M" or "F" keyed in. DoB column has the date of birth mentioned as dd-MMM Color formatting of DoB column needs to fulfill the ...
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spawn new instance of msysgit in the same working directory

I am trying to spawn a new instance of msysgit - the git bash shell for windows. I've noticed that the following command is executed when you start from the Start menu: "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\sh....
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Bash script to process files using multiple processes

Most batch file processing Bash scripts could be sped up by spawning multiple processes to utilize all the cores. I want to make a script that will process a bunch of files, dividing the number of ...
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Open multiple Skype instances

I managed to use the /secondary parameter to run multiple Skype instances. But when no instance is running and I execute it, it opens with latest profile I used. And when I execute it again, it asks ...
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ahk script tweak for 2 instances

I’m trying to create two different hotkeys that launch two independent instances of an application. When the second one is open a “[2]” is added to the title of the Window, which is very useful to me. ...
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Running multiple Java versions on single Linux machine

My Linux machine with JRE 6 (1.6.0.35) is running a Java application. I am working on SCTP support in JRE 7 (not supported in JRE 6 and not supported on Windows), so I want to test a simple Java ...
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Foxit Reader - Open in new tab instead of new window

Is it possible to open new files in a new tab instead of a new window when "Allow Multiple Instances" is checked in Preferences? This would behave similarly to 2010 Excel or Word. That is, you can ...
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Replace multiple strings in multiple files

I think the title speaks for itself. How can I replace multiple strings in multiple files? For example, I have the following strings: home.php, blog.php, forums.php, contact.php, etc. And I want to ...
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Run 2 multiple chrome process instances with different executable filename; not working

I'm using VirtuaWin and it lets you assign different desktops to different processes, and I want to assign 2 different chrome processes to 2 different desktops. So I tried to copy and rename a chrome....
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FFMPEG - How to record multiple RTMP streams into multiple files

I tried the following, but it does not work. ffmpeg -i rtmp://83.229.210.89/RAZTV/BTVraztv1 -map 0 -b:v 900k -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -b:a 256k -strict -2 -t 3600 /media/TV_1T_3T_6/ffmpegtest/ort....
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How to start multiple instances (or seperate sets) of Sticky Notes in Windows 7

I want to have different sets of Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and I think could be achieved by starting multiple instances of Sticky Notes. Can this be done in Windows 7? Ultimately, I'd like to have ...
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Force Windows 8.1 to run 'mstsc' even if an instance is already running

In Windows 8.1, if I already have a remote desktop session open I'm unable to open another one by doing the following, which works fine in Windows 7 - Start -> mstsc -> Enter This is mighty ...
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run multiple instances of Sage Line 50

A client of ours run the Sage Line 50 accounting software. Normally this software doesn't allow you to run more than one instance. However on WinXP we found that we could run another instance by ...
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Can i play 2 instances of a game at the same time?

I have a friend who comes to my place often but i only have 1 pc so i was wondering if it was possible to play 2 games at once on two separate screens. I have 24 gb of ram, a 3.5-3.9 ghz quad core cpu ...
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Need to rename many files on Ubuntu

I have around 1000 files named "Home Movie - 01 - First Birthday" and "Home Movie 02 01 12" I need to rename these to just "Home Movie". Is there any way to do this? Running Ubuntu 12.04 Thanks, ...
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running multiple instances of .exe

I have an executable (e.g. test.exe). How can I run that same executable multiple times in parallel? The easiest way is to open several cmd windows and run test.exe from there, but that's probably ...
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Linux limit instances per user

Is there a way to limit number of instances of a particular program user can run? Example, I have installed game server on a server and I want to give permission to another user to run at most 2 ...
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How do I use multiple copy & paste of non-contiguous text?

I often need to select multiple lines of text and save them as a note in Firefox using some of the note taking add ons, such as Scrapbook, Evernote or Memonic. The problem is that it doesn't work with ...
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Opening multiple instances of an application which doesn't allow it [duplicate]

Problem I'm looking for a way to open multiple instances of an application in Windows 8.1, such as FastStone Image Viewer, which does not seem to have an option to enable multiple instances. My goal ...
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ubuntu image for multiple computers

I need to set up several computers to be exactly the same: install ubuntu apt-get some software create specific users tweak those users' settings and defaults create some global environment variables ...
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Does Lync 2013 support multiple instances?

I want to use Lync within my organization's network, and also I'm connected to a VPN, and I'd like to have another instance of Lync for handling the uers of the other network. My colleagues currently ...
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Share virtually screen without disconnected

Hi guys I need advise there. Hoping can get answer from here. What is good method to share screen only view mode? So users can virtually see what happen on that computer, but only view. I tried this ...