Adding home folder/trash can to desktop + plea for simplicity

Neil Winchurst barnaby at
Sun Dec 11 09:10:49 UTC 2011

gene heskett wrote:
> On Saturday, December 10, 2011 01:58:22 PM Neil Winchurst did opine:
>> Janos Dohanics wrote:
>>> Still, as much as KDE developers deserve gratitude for an outstanding
>>> application, I'm wondering if KDE would gain a larger following if
>>> setup/customization would be a bit more simple, or more intuitive.
>>> For example, an option to display settings as they appeared in KDE3?
>>> For example, some sample configurations to choose from (which then
>>> could be customized) or a set of sample config files?
>>> For example, listing of options in the style of Firefox about:config -
>>> with a pointer to explanations?
>> And,for example, making it possible to have a different background on
>> each desktop. That was simple with KDE3. I still haven't cracked it
>> with KDE4.
>> Neil
> Depends on your version of KDE. In 4.6.5 at least, this function has been
> restored after we threatened to tar&  feather the kde folks who took it
> out.  ;-)
> Cheers, Gene
As a further reply to this, I have Kubuntu v11.10 set up in VBox. I 
have just checked and that is using KDE 4.7.2. And I still can't find 
how to have different backgrounds on each desktop. That was so useful 
in KDE3.

Still baffled


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