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Old 03-15-2003, 05:01 PM   #1
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Location: Frederick, MD
Distribution: Dux Linux 1 / Gentoo 1.4
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multiple desktops

I have several desktops set up on my box, each for different purposes. Is it possible to make each one run off of a different directory?

such as:
Desktop 1 (development): ~/Desktop1/
Desktop 2 (office): ~/Desktop2/

Is this possible? I would like to be able to write some sort of script so that I can have diffent icons, icon styles, and I would also like to be able to include this in dux linux.

Thanks for any help...
Old 03-15-2003, 05:37 PM   #2
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The simple solution is add some users: "develop", "office" etc. after that you can log in as "office" with its own settings, desktop and /home dir.
Old 03-15-2003, 07:30 PM   #3
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yeah, but I'm trying to make it a little easier for people to use
Old 03-16-2003, 04:02 PM   #4
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This is going to depend on your window manager, if I understand your question correctly. They all have different ways of dealing with desktops. What are you using, and what have you tried up to this point?



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