Separate activity for each desktop in 4.5?
gene.heskett at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 12:28:27 UTC 2010
On Sunday, August 15, 2010 08:26:42 am Ric Moore did opine:
> On Sat, 2010-08-14 at 22:21 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Saturday, August 14, 2010 10:20:13 pm Ric Moore did opine:
> > > 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
> > Doesn't work here, Ric, it changes all desktops at the same time. So
> > IMO its broke.
> huh, on mine it only changed the one desktop. So, I switched to the
> next, and changed it, and then the next, for 6 screens/desktops.
> Try this, go to an empty screen. Right click and select "Desktop
> Activity Settings". Pick "Wallpaper" and download some new ones. Click
> on a selection and click on "apply". Viola! The desktop should have a
> new wallpaper. Close it. Go to the next desktop. It should still be
> original. Right click, select wallpaper and go past go, collect $500.
> Etc. I didn't install anything at all. It wasn't until you brought it up
> that I even tried. Now, all of my desktops would make my mother blush.
> Thanx! If I get into trouble, I'll blame you. ;) Ric
It appears there must be two settings, and one of them must be toggled, I
have managed to get a separate pix in screen 8, but the other 7 are still
changing in unison. Maybe after some caffeine? ;-)
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