Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th May 2010 18:39 UTC, submitted by hotice
Gnome The problem with just about every virtual desktop implementation is just that - they're virtual. This means that beyond the ability to move windows to specific desktops, you're still looking at exactly the same desktop, no matter what virtual desktop number you switched to. A mockup for GNOME Shell is trying to take the virtual out of virtual desktop.
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RE[4]: Comment by mtzmtulivu
by ssokolow on Thu 13th May 2010 21:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by mtzmtulivu"
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You can as long as you're in a recent KDE 4 release. (4.2 or higher, if I remember correctly)

In 4.2, you have to manually edit a config file because the UI wasn't ready by the string freeze, but in 4.3 and above, there's a "Different activity for each desktop" checkbox under SystemSettings --> Desktop --> Multiple Desktops.

For that matter, you can also use a separate activity for the MacOS-style dashboard via the dropdown box in SystemSettings --> Desktop --> Workspace.

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