Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS released

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 08:59:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:40 AM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 17:03 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> >> On 19/08/2010 14:17, Ric Moore wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 10:32 +1000, Res wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> I happen to LIKE KDE, but I found the best way to install it is to
>> >>> install Ubuntu first, then add KDE to that. I like gnome, too... but
>> >>> I've not figured out how to switch desktops just using my mouse as I can
>> >>> with KDE. If anyone knows, I'd like to know. Ric
>> >>>
>> >> Hang on....something not quite right here....you don't know how to
>> >> switch desktops using the mouse like you can in KDE? Me thinks there is
>> >> some definitional problem here....
>> >>
>> >> On the bottom panel, right hand, there are at least 4 (by default) boxes
>> >> - each is a desktop. And the icon at the end of that panel is the
>> >> Recycling Bin.
>> >>
>> >> Or are we into some other 'thing' here? :-)
> Yeaaahhh... I'm getting an edumaction here. Workspaces, I take it, is
> the better term? I'm currently using KDE as my "session". When I login,
> I can chose a "session" from the menu, so that is what I've called it.
> At any rate, when I log into KDE and I have 6 "workspaces" I can just
> move the mouse pointer to the far right side of my "screen" "workspace"
> and after so many milliseconds I move into the next screen "workspace"
> to the right, without clicking a box or twisting my fingers into some
> sort of ctrl-right arrow thing. Or, I can go down or left or up, and no,
> I do not use compiz. It's just a feature of KDE that I can not mimic in
> Gnome, which is a rotten shame cause it's so slick! IF it can be done,
> I'd love to know how. Thanks for the clarification.  :) Ric
You'd have to use compiz, it has the same effect. Well, you wouldn't
have to, but it's there and easily done.


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