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xfce restart application in place

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I was wondering if there was a way I could create a shortcut that would restart the currently focused application in place. By this I mean that the application would close and then relaunch with the same command line flags etc. in the same screen location, so that applications that rely on startup resources could be changed and quickly restarted.

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That would need to be scripted. Obtain the pid of the current window (`wmctrl`), then obtain the command line of the current pid (`ps ax`) then kill that process and restart it.

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