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

Neil Winchurst barnaby at
Sun Dec 11 21:20:47 UTC 2011

On 11/12/11 13:10, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> On 11/12/11 10:17, Nils Kassube wrote:
>>> 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).
>> As I understand it this just means that I can have different icons on
>> each desktop, not different backgrounds. Or am I wrong about that?
> Yes. With "Different widgets for each desktop" enabled you can change 
> the backgrounds for the desktops individually.  If I understand it 
> correctly, icons and backgrounds are handled the same way in KDE4. 
> Therefore if you disable "Different widgets for each desktop", you don't 
> get different backgrounds either. Of course that doesn't make much sense 
> to a "normal" user like you and me who isn't familiar with the inner 
> working of KDE4. :)
I don't know where to find 'Different widgets for each desktop'. I don't
remember ever seeing that. However I will go on searching.



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