Ticket #1208 (new enhancement)
Some sort of run-once mechanism to stop people from hammering on Dock icons
|Reported by:||jdreed||Owned by:|
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Some of the software in AFS takes a moment or two to throw up its splash screen. This causes users to think nothing happened, and they should hammer on the icon. We should come up with some sort of "run once" mechanism that either throws up a "Please wait" dialog, or yells at you if you try to run something twice, etc.
The UI effect (which will be enough to deter most people) can be achieved with:
yes | zenity --progres --text="Launching MATLAB, please wait" --pulsate --no-cancel --timeout 5 &