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Should I remove unused desktop?

I am using the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The family member who set it up for me downloaded several desktops for me to try in addition to the Ubuntu desktops including the GNOME, Xdce and KDE desktops. I ...
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...
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Can't move windows vertically with CRTL+ALT+Shift in 13.10?

I am using multiple desktops. I can move windows horizontally from one desktop to another using the CTRL+ALT+SHIFT method. However, I am unable to move windows vertically from one window to another. ...
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Changing desktops “Workspace Switcher”

Back in 2002 I purchased Suse Linux. The desktop changer was one of the cool features that stood out. It was awesome that I could change desktops with one program here and another on that desktop. It ...
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How do I get my cursor to move across X displays correctly?

I have a display wall consisting of 18 monitors connected to three ATI Eyefinity 6 6800 cards. I'm using the ATI proprietary drivers and have setup three Eyefinity display clusters of six monitors ...
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does ubuntu allow extended desktop

I currently have windows 7 starter which does not allow for extended desktop, meaning I cannot run dual screens. Does ubuntu support this?
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Can i have more than one desktop installed and then choose which one to use?

My friend just told me, That i could have more than one desktops in Ubuntu and then choose which one to use when the Ubuntu starts up and goes to login screen. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and i think my ...
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how to disable nautilus-dropbox in KDE?

On Ubuntu 12.10 64bit I additionally installed kubuntu-desktop. I installed dropbox in Unity to use it there with nautilus. In Kde this is not the wanted behavior so I installed the dropboxd - Daemon ...
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Can I have different desktop folders in each workspace?

Is there any way that I can have different desktop folders in each workspace? e.g. workspace1 has a desktop with a folder named test1, while the desktop folder in workspace2 has a different folder ...
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Multiple wallpapers in Gnome-Shell

I know this has been asked to death, but I can't get it to work. I'm trying to have multiple wallpapers (one different wallpaper per workspace) and I've done the whole Compiz Wallpaper plugin set the ...
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How to truely separate Gnome & KDE on the same computer?

First when I decided to install kubuntu-desktop on the same machine as my standard ubuntu-desktop, I tried to integrate those two in a way that I use some of the same applications on either desktop. I ...
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Run the same browser on two different desktop instances?

With my two-video-card setup I'm currently forced to run two non-Xinerama desktops side-by-side, each with their own gnome-panels. (When I move my mouse off the edge of one, input focus changes to the ...
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Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.