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Old 10-05-2003, 08:57 AM   #1
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set and display workspace name


redhat 9 / gnome

is there a way to 'name' a workspace ? and then display the name of the workspace somewhere ( preferably in the bottom left / right hand corner )
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:05 AM   #2
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You can name them under the desktop switcher preferences. I don't know of a way to show them on the desktop but you could just alter the wallpaper and use different wallpaper on each desktop.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:07 AM   #3
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a different wall paper on each desktop would be even better !! ... how would I do that ??
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:13 AM   #4
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a different wall paper on each desktop would be even better !! ... how would I do that ??
Sorry - I think it may only be kde that lets you do that - my mistake.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:40 AM   #5
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Shit. Anyone else got any ideas ?
 
Old 10-05-2003, 02:03 PM   #6
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Is there something wrong with jsut using the workspace switcher to tell waht desktop you are on?
 
Old 10-05-2003, 04:52 PM   #7
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nah, not really, I just thought it would be cool if it could be done. ohwell.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 05:21 PM   #8
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i had different wallpaper on the different workspaces in gnome b4 switching to KDE

right clik on the destop some where

select configure desktop

you should see the options for each desktop
 
Old 10-06-2003, 03:14 PM   #9
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Follow up question to this...

Is there a way to SAVE the workspace name upon logging out? No matter what I've tried, the new name I've given the workspace reverts back to the default once I log back on.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 03:50 PM   #10
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under control center in Kde

thats

menu
control center
KDE components
session manager

>>> clik button under " upon login "
restore previous session

and it should save all your settings
 
Old 10-06-2003, 04:07 PM   #11
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Yeah, but I'm using Gnome. Any ideas? It's version 2.0. I know 2.4 is out, but does that version solve this bug? If so, which component should I download and install... I wouldn't need every piece. Thanks.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 04:24 PM   #12
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http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...started-guide/

here's the online manual

I'm not that well versed on Gnome
 
Old 10-06-2003, 04:26 PM   #13
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Thanks ehdwuld,

It appears to be a bug in this version of Gnome. If I switch to the KDE desktop "style", it works fine. Thanks for your help.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 04:28 PM   #14
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yes sir
sorry if I came across as rude

I always hate it when given the "RTFM" line

didnt mean it that way
 
  


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