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Old 03-05-2004, 05:29 PM   #1
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Multiple Desktops- What you use 'em for?

Hey everyone. Just wonderin' what you all use the other 3 desktops for.

Me personally, I just use 2. My main desktop and another desktop I slam all my one-click programs on :P
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1- web browsing and stuff 2- Xmms, aMSN 3-Thunderbird 4-Installations, konsoles, etc
Old 03-05-2004, 06:48 PM   #3
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I use dual monitors. No need to switch desktops.
Old 03-05-2004, 07:25 PM   #4
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1. browser, xmms, quick terminal tasks
2. ssh terminal, ftp, compiling programs, etc.
3. graphics, gimp, html stuff
4. giFT, other browsers if i need them
alt+F term: kernel compiling, lynxing (to coin a new term), nethack

i love the multiple desktop, a major improvement over windows' single desktop design.

-> p.s., this isn't strictly a mandrake question, so heads up that a mod will probably move it.
Old 03-06-2004, 08:35 AM   #5
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As the other post says i also separate my dfesktops in Browsing, Music and Instant Messaging, Mail and Compiling programs.

There is a multi desktop system in windows, with Nvidia cards but its pretty poor. To use two monitors is cool, but if you use that i recommend tou conect the two monitors to one graphic card, best performance.


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