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Re: [SLE] What's on vt10?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 15:36:31 -0400
  • Message-id: <445511BF.505@xxxxxxxxxx>
Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 08:35 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>> Ken Schneider wrote:
>>> On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 07:19 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>>>> I've also noticed that you can have more desktops than available
>>>> function keys. However, you have to use the switch user menu, to do that.
>>> VirtualTerminals (VT's) and desktops are not one and the same. They have
>>> nothing to do with "switch user menu".
>> Well, they're both on the switch user menu on my copy of SUSE 10 & KDE.
>> Try starting up a few desktops and text consoles. Then click on Switch
>> User to see all the listed sessions and tell me what you see. Also, a
>> new desktop will not start on vt10. The next new desktop after vt9 will
>> be on vt11.
> I currently have ten desktops defined as shown on the bottom bar and one
> VT session shown as vt7: on the switch user menu. Yes, each vt: session
> can have it's own settings and desktops but I still say that a desktop
> does not equal a vt session.

I'm not referring to the multiple copies of the desktop that can be set
up in Linux. I'm referring to the separate login desktops, which can be
on the same computer or remote to another. That is the ones you switch
between, using the CTL-ALT-Fn combinations.

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