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

Kaj Haulrich kaj at
Sun Dec 11 21:35:37 UTC 2011

On 12/11/2011 10:20 PM, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> 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.

Right-click the pager (virtual desktops) --> pager settings --> virtual 
desktops -->Different widgets for each desktop.

Kaj Haulrich.
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