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master 07-03-2005 05:52 AM

showing desktop icons
Hello im running slack 10 now when i was using redhat i had 4 Desktops to choose from i could just click on one of the from the bottom of my screen ie there was 4 boxes at the bottom of my screen so if i was browsing the web i could leave that page up click on another screen and it would be like starting from fresh but how do i get this on slackware 10 please i know i have got it because i have programmes running i just cant switch between them because my icons have disapeered
thanks for any help nige

jong357 07-03-2005 06:01 AM

If your running Gnome, right click on your panel, select "Add to Panel" and then choose "Workspace Switcher"

Thats for Gnome-2.8.3 tho. Should be a similar process for 2.6

master 07-03-2005 09:38 AM

Thanks very much for your reply i did not give enought information it would seem i am running kde only i did what you suggested but i can not find workspace switcher
thanks nige

keefaz 07-03-2005 11:16 AM


i just cant switch between them because my icons have disapeered
Maybe it is the kde taskbar that has 'auto hide' feature, try to move your mouse
at the bottom of the screen, the taskbar should appear with the workspace switcher
(if it is not here, right click on the taskbar and add it)

Or maybe there is a shortcut like ctrl+alt+[1-4] ?

master 07-03-2005 02:00 PM

yes i am using the kde auto hide feature i can make the task bar appear and disapear but when it is there i still do not have the workspace switcher i have clicked add to paneel and i have been through all of the application buttons and i can not see one for workspace switcher
thanks nige

master 07-03-2005 02:06 PM

forgive me its called a Desktop pager iv foun it thanks a million for the replys i hope to return the favour one day
thanks nige

jong357 07-03-2005 02:22 PM

Sorry... I assumed since you came from Redhat that you were using Gnome. Yea, It's 'Desktop Pager' in KDE and I think 'Kontrol Center' pretty much has everything you need to customize. Normally I get lost looking thru that so I can understand why you might have had a hard time finding it... ;)

master 07-03-2005 02:45 PM

god a hard time the ammount they have in there is incredible

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