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: Multiple vs Virtual
by siride on Fri 14th May 2010 15:28 UTC in reply to "Multiple vs Virtual"
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The difference you describe is minimal, certainly not enough to merit two different terms and certainly not accepted by the community at large. Your disgust at "multiple desktops" is intriguing, given the minuscule difference between that and your definition of "virtual desktops". But OSNews has been known to be populated by zealots with interesting definitions and requirements, not derived from reality or logic.

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