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

Neil Winchurst barnaby at
Sun Dec 11 11:25:05 UTC 2011

On 11/12/11 10:17, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> On 10/12/11 18:59, gene heskett wrote:
>>> On Saturday, December 10, 2011 01:58:22 PM Neil Winchurst did opine:
>>>> 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.
>>> 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.  ;-)
>> Thanks for that. I have just checked, and my version of KDE is
>> 4.6.2!!
>> Oh well, if I upgrade to Kubuntu 12.04 next year it should be there.
> It is already available in version 4.4.5 (Lucid) and maybe earlier. 
> However you need the option "Different widgets for each desktop" enabled 
> (even in 12.04).
> Nils
As I understand it, that means that I can have different icons on each
desktop, but it does not alter the colour of the background. What I am
looking for is to have the same icons on every desktop but different
background colours for each one.


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