Re: number of desktops

Lucas Vogel (lucas7@home.com)
Wed, 11 Oct 2000 20:04:33 -0700


Thanks! I'll give compiling a shot. Your english may not be that great, but your
answer has been the most helpful. Thanks again.

Turk2000 wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Lucas Vogel said me 8-)
> 
> LV said->When I right-click on my desktop it says I have 4 "desks"; my panel in the upper
> LV said->right-hand corner(Pager?) shows 6 "virtual desktops"(am I getting these terms
> LV said->right?). I am assuming by these numbers that I would have in theory 24 virtual
> LV said->desktops because of the 4 desks. Whenever I send a window to another desk it
> LV said->appears to go to someplace not shown in Pager.
> LV said->
> LV said->Am I missing anything? How do I set the desktop so that all I'm using are the
> LV said->6(2x3) virtual desktops and nothing else?
> LV said->
> LV said->Thanks
> LV said->
> LV said->
> Hi Lucas,
> 
>         if you are going to compile the afterstep, then you could consider
> to set these options for GNU configure:
> 
> --with-desktops=1 --with-deskgeometry=1x1
> 
> where you'll change for your preferences in 24, 2x3, and so way... Infact
> afterstep by default is compiled and distribuited with 4 virtual desktops
> and a 2x2 pager geometry, moreover you will must edit the file
> /usr/X11R6/share/afterstep/base.xxbpp (or one is in user home directory)
> and write this options on the basis of above:
> 
> DeskTopSize 1x1
> 
> Then try the entry "DeskTopScale X" (1, 4, 8, 16, ....): it is thought
> for expand or decrease the pager dimension.
> 
> Good bye!
> 
> Giulio alias Turk2000 [acnrvi@tin.it]
> 
> P.S. sorry for my bad Enghish!
> 
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