On 10/04/2011 02:20, Jim Sublette wrote:
On Sat, 2011-04-09 at 15:25 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
On 08/04/11 22:49, Nelson Marques wrote:
On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 8:12 AM, Basil Chupinblchupin@iinet.net.au wrote:
I just installed 11.4 with the gnome DE on a test-bed to see what it is like in anticipation of using gnome 3 (which my current distro, Ubuntu, Ã‚ will not be adopting).
I installed 11.4 from the DVD, and it is the 32-bit version. (The installation is a stock-standard installation with all the latest upgrades as of a few hours ago.)
I have 5 questions which I would be pleased to have answered
I'll take the opportunity to thank everyone - Nelson, Dominique, Atri - in this one message so as not to repeat myself :-) .
Following the kind instructions given, I have 'solved' all 5 niggly bits: I have a clean workspace/desktop; the icon cache has been rebuilt; the background wallpaper is in perfect focus (I had downloaded the wrong pix-es: I accidentally grabbed the thumbnails on the site rather than the actual pix-es sized for my monitor); all running apps showing up on the one and same workspace was solved by disengaging the Desktop Effects (so the compiz bug is still there I guess - and see also a post from me to follow this one dealing with Gnome #3); and the bit about the most efficient mirrors for upgrade downloads is still open: earlier today I saw this 'mirrorbrain' at work and it picked some unknown site somewhere in the world, I not know where, as the most effiicient when I have one sitting only 'just around the corner' from me which I have been using for quite some time.
So, the bottom line is: thank you all.
(But now to have a rant about Gnome #3........ :'( .)
"I believe what I am programmed to believe." A robot in Futuruma
The compiz plugin place will allow you to specify an application always starting on a specific desktop (viewport).
Thanks for your response, but, firstly, what "compiz plugin' are you talking about, ie where does it come from?; and, secondly, if I don't want to use compiz (I have it turned off) then what's the solution?