John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Sun Feb 24 14:44:02 UTC 2008

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 5:36 AM, Christoph Bier <christoph.bier at>

> jack schrieb am 24.02.2008 00:20:
> > Not really an important item, but one I've puzzled over from time to
> > time. On Desktop1, I have some remote system connections and a few other
> > folder/app links. I'd like to be able to anchor those to Desktop1 only,
> > so that when I switch to Desktop2, the desktop would be empty. Is that
> > possible to do in Gutsy?
> > (I'm not running compiz, just straight ubu 7.10/gnome).
> To be honest I don't understand your problem. I have 9 desktops set
> up and on each of them different applications are running. Those
> applications/windows do not move if swichting desktops (except
> pressing a special shortcut). As I'm using this feature for many
> years and I've never seen the behaviour you describe I wonder how
> you set up your desktops.
The original poster is not talking about running applications, but
"folder/app links" or shortcuts.

I, too, would like to know how to have an icon for an application show up on
only one desktop.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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