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i have a brief question... i wanna run certain programs direct after log in, i think they are called start-up applications.. anyways.. what i want is to open some applications to different desktops.. for example, email related stuff on one desktop .. etc etc..
plus, i realised that i cant change the wallpaper for different desktops... they all chage together... which is not so very pleasant..
my system is as follows:
compaq evo n160 laptop
gnome desktop environment
hmm.. well there is this graphical interface for that... it's called sessions under the menu.. i already run a gnome terminal and mail client through that... just that i wanna push them to different desktops, i dont know the syntax for that.. and there is no help or setting...
Well, I find GUIs coarse and vulgar, but whatever.
As for starting things on diff desktops, I *think* the ability to do that is built into all GNOME compliant WMs (though I may be wrong about that). You'll have to consult your WMs docs for info on it though as that's about the end of my knowledge on the subject. I've not done anything like that in a *long* time.