Backgrounds for desktops/workspaces
Cybe R. Wizard
cyber_wizard at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 16 14:02:02 UTC 2010
On Fri, 16 Apr 2010 20:29:10 +1000
Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 16/04/10 06:11, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Apr 2010 08:09:16 -0700
> > NoOp<glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >> On 04/15/2010 02:51 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> >>> Re: Lucid Beta 2.
> >>> How can I put a different background/wallpaper on each of my (6)
> >>> desktops/workspaces, please? Anyone know?
> >>> BC
> >> <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&complete=0&q=gnome+%2Bmultiple+wallpaper&btnG=Search>
> >> Yes. But apparently with no desktop icons.
> > Those links boil down to just three alternatives:
> > 1. no
> > 2. a third-party app, http://wallpapoz.sf.net
> > 3. KDE (or Enlightenment or... not GNOME)
> > 4. Use compiz
> That's the way I saw it.
> 4. Compiz is out - I hate wasting resources, and bling doesn't
> interest me.
> 3. KDE is out - I used it for years and got tired of it because of
> its useless bling and "widgtes" and "plasmas" and other similar
> propellor-head terms.
> 2. If KDE can provide this facility I don't see why Gnome desktop
> cannot, especially as most of the work has already been done for this
> facility - so this is also out.
> Only leaves 1 with which I can live until Gnome includes it as a
> standard feature.
Just yesterday I found that 10.4 has a slideshow available as
background. I didn't investigate much but I'm sure you can either
point it to your own images or move your images into the proper
I know it isn't what you are asking after but I thought it was a nice
feature that you might like, anyway.
Cybe R. Wizard
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