I am running xubuntu 14.04.03 (ubuntu + xfce4) and use the gnome-system-monitor to check the processor and memory load, as well as get an overview of the running processes.
I struggle to open multiple instances of that tool. Simple calling
gnome-system-monitor from different terminal windows does not help. It also does not have any sort of "new instance" options. And according to this question -- Run true multiple process instances of gnome-terminal -- it is a general problem with gnome applications.
That answer provides a solution that should assign an
--app-id to the gnome-terminal. That does not seem to work with the
I am wondering if there is an option to run any application in a new instance regardless of its options. I would want the system monitor to be assigned to a hotkey and pop-up on the current workspace in a new instance. Is there a command for that? Like
exec gnome-system-monitor --new-instance.