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Old 05-23-2005, 01:17 PM   #1
christel
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multiple desktops


This is really a first-timer question: What is the point of the multiple desktops?

Is it simply to have more applications open at the same time or is there a specific purpose to it?
Can I for example, run KDE on one desktop and Gnome on the other?

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Old 05-23-2005, 01:59 PM   #2
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no u cannot run kde and gnome on diferent desktops
ther multiple desktops ar there to give u multiple workspaces

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Old 05-23-2005, 02:06 PM   #3
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Thanks for the prompt reply.
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Old 05-23-2005, 04:07 PM   #4
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I hate working across multiple desktops - but I have set up two, because there is one case where it makes sense: When you're using the Gimp.
The Gimp opens a multizillion smaller program windows at the same time. And if you need to open other programs at the same time, it is a bloody mess. When I use Gimp, it gets a desktop to itself.

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Old 05-23-2005, 06:25 PM   #5
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I see your point. Thanks for the tip.
Christel
 
  


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