Separate activity for each desktop in 4.5?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sat Aug 14 16:37:20 UTC 2010

On Saturday, August 14, 2010 12:36:25 pm Reinhold Rumberger did opine:

> On Saturday 14 August 2010, Josh Stephenson wrote:
> > In earlier versions of kde 4 (I can't remember when it started it
> > was probably 4.3)  you could check a box in the activity settings
> > to associate a separate activity for each desktop/workspace. This
> > would allow you to have a separate wallpaper for each desktop.
> > 
> > In 4.5, with the introduction of the activity manager, this option
> > seems to have been moved or vanished entirely.  I  can't find a
> > way get more than one wallpaper for all of my workspaces and I
> > can't find a way to merge activities and workspaces.  I
> > personally don't have a need for both workspaces and
> > activities... and while I understand some people do, taking away
> > the other option seems like a regression.
> > 
> > Or maybe I'm just looking in the wrong place.  Does anybody how to
> > achieve what I want to do in 4.5?
> This has been chaged for quite a while now. There was even a thread
> about it on this list.
> Execute "kcmshell4 desktop" and select the checkbox.
>   --Reinhold

It is checked, but I have been unable to find where I can select the 
background image to use.


Cheers, Gene
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