Separate activity for each desktop in 4.5?
gene.heskett at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 21:34:44 UTC 2010
On Sunday, August 15, 2010 05:20:27 pm Reinhold Rumberger did opine:
> On Sunday 15 August 2010, Basil Chupin wrote:
> > On 15/08/2010 22:17, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > On Sunday, August 15, 2010 08:15:04 am Ric Moore did opine:
> > >> On Sat, 2010-08-14 at 22:13 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >>> Thank you Reinhold, it works, unforch it sets all 8 screens
> > >>> alike. I was hoping I could finally separate them& use a
> > >>> different image per screen.
> > >>
> > >> I just did that Gene. Each screen has a separate wall paper.
> > >> You just have to do it one screen at a time, in each one. Ric
> > >
> > > I did that Ric, set screen one to the wallpaper from my
> > > /usr/pix tree, then switched to screen 2, and changed it. All
> > > 8 were changed. So there must be another checkbox I've missed.
> > >
> > > Someplace...
> > As much as I hate to burst the bubble....but this absolute desire
> > to have a different wallpaper for each desktop is nothing but a
> > phobia simply because you think that you *must* have a different
> > wallpaper for each desktop or your life is a total miserable
> > failure.
> While I agree that this isn't a major feature, the underlying design
> decision was stupid and short-sighted. Also, there are some people
> around with rather bad eyesight for whom this feature is rather
I wasn't going legitimize his rant by replying, but perhaps the reasons, if
stated, might make Basil rethink his rant.
I have had, over the years, 9 children by 2 women. 3 with my first wife,
who had a stroke & passed at 34. The 2 girls she gave me have both passed
in the last 15 years from the big C. My next wife came with 3, 2 of which
have since passed from MD, and I made 3 boys with her. I would like to
have the pix I took of them as wallpapers. And that includes the 5 boys I
This computer is not an income producing device, so it really isn't any
skin off Basil's nose what I choose to do with it. I am another user, just
like he is.
I OTOH, am now 75, and those pix help me to keep their memories as fresh as
the pictures, some of which are now 40+ years old.
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