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Old 03-26-2003, 07:25 PM   #16
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hey, don't you know that [alt][tab] is also supported in gnome? it's exactly the same as in windows
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would multiple virtual desktops consume multiple system resources?
Easiest way to find that out would be to open a
terminal, run top, sort by memory usage (press
shift-m) and add a few virtual desktops :)

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hey, don't you know that [alt][tab] is also supported in gnome? it's exactly the same as in windows
Interesting. Never needed it in Windows or in Gnome since I don't run anything in full screen. (OK, excepting UT2003) It's sure nice having a 19" monitor and a video card with enough memory to run at a hefty resolution with a gazillion colors. :-)
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a) No, you can have as many desktops as you like, resource usage is insignificant

b) There is a "show desktop" button in gnome 2.2


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