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Re: [SLE] What's on vt10?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 15:20:16 -0400
  • Message-id: <1146424816.30347.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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