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Old 05-16-2005, 08:21 PM   #1
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Linux question..


What a panel is in Linux. How are changes made to a Linux panel?
Is the panel is similiar to the XP's desktop Taskbar ?

is Root folder hold all of the user account?
 
Old 05-16-2005, 08:40 PM   #2
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User accounts are located in /home/. "panels" are generally a toolbar, similar to the windows taskbar, but VERY customizable. Their exact implementation varies from window manager to window manager.
 
Old 05-16-2005, 08:40 PM   #3
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Re: Linux question..

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What a panel is in Linux. How are changes made to a Linux panel?
Is the panel is similiar to the XP's desktop Taskbar ?
Kind of. Presumably you're using something like KDE ? Try right clicking on the K -> Panel Menu -> Configure Panel.

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is Root folder hold all of the user account?
No, they are (usually) in /home.

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Old 05-17-2005, 02:55 AM   #4
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How about work area..

is it like u can open firefox, painting in WOrk Area 1. When you click work area 2 you have a new desktop and u can have OpenOffice, .. etc?
 
Old 05-17-2005, 03:08 AM   #5
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Yes, the purpose of having different desktops is to aid in organization, you can have various apps open in different desktops, or "work areas", and can switch between them, as one would get up from one desk and sit at another with a different project laid out before him/her. This just reduces the necessity to minimize numerous apps to the taskbar, which could result in more clutter.
 
Old 05-17-2005, 04:18 AM   #6
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U can use one virtual desktop like in window$ by the way try to install XPDE to feel yourself comfortable www.xpde.com
 
Old 05-17-2005, 04:48 AM   #7
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U can use one virtual desktop like in window$ by the way try to install XPDE to feel yourself comfortable www.xpde.com
nice.. i think i might try Linux..

thanks all for your helping me answer some of the question..
 
Old 05-17-2005, 09:37 PM   #8
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right clgk on panel and select help
it is the best documentation u can get on panels
 
  


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