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Is there a replacement for the Fences application for Ubuntu 11.10?

Fences lets you organize the icons and application shortcuts on the desktop by creating containers for the desktop icons. It is different from Folderview. Folderview shows the contents of the folder in a container but Fences lets you organize the desktop icons into a container.

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Sreenlets has a similar widget for Ubuntu desktop. You can install Screenlets from the "Ubuntu software centre". Here is the Widget

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Thank you. This is what I was looking for. – sky Feb 19 '12 at 16:24

KDE has a similar way of displaying icons by default.

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