Separate activity for each desktop in 4.5?

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Aug 14 19:10:51 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-14 at 20:51 +0200, Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> On Saturday 14 August 2010, Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-08-14 at 19:03 +0200, Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> > > > It is checked, but I have been unable to find where I can
> > > > select the background image to use.
> > > 
> > > Right click on the desktop and select the settings entry (it's
> > > the last entry here).
> > 
> > Gene, you're gonna love this. I just did as Reinhold suggested and
> > find that there is only one desktop background in the stock
> > install. You have to ADD more images before you can install a
> > different desktop background. Makes sense, when you have only
> > one, that nothing will change or be added. Just click on the
> > desktop and chose desktop settings, then add wallpapers. Add a
> > few, select one and click OK. Move to the next desktop and you'll
> > find it displays the old one, which you can then change to a
> > different wallpaper. And then the next...
> > 
> > Piece O cake. I haven't added anything else, nor downloaded any
> > utility... ergo it ain't broke. :) Enjoy! Ric
> There are some very pretty wallpapers supplied with KDE, but it seems 
> they weren't installed on your system for some reason. You might want 
> to check you package manager for packages with "wallpaper" in their 
> name (especially the package "kdebase-workspace-wallpapers").

Ah! That explains it. I installed Ubuntu lucid first. That took care of
pulse problems. THEN I installed KDE. Pulse still works, unless I click
on kmix, which upsets the volume settings in Pulse. So, if sound fails
me, it's a witch-hunt. Ric

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