wonko at wonkology
Dec 27, 2010, 3:08 PM
Alan McKinnon wrote:
Re: Re: Relocating notification popup KDE-4.5
[In reply to]
> Apparently, though unproven, at 18:35 on Tuesday 30 November 2010, Alex
> Schuster did opine thusly:
> > Alan McKinnon writes:
> > > Activities. wtf are those?
> > I tink they are really cool, although I don't use them, and probably
> > never will. But I'm not the average user. I have six virtual desktops
> > (current screenshots are at
> > http://www.wonkology.org/comp/desktop/2010-11-11/ ), each one has its
> > purpose. For each window you can define the desktop it will run on.
> > You change the desktop, and you get new windows displayed, while the
> > plasmoids stay the same.
> > With activities it's the other way around. You switch the activity, and
> > the windows stay the same, but you get different plasmoids.
> That's a decent explanation, thanks a lot. I can see how some folks would
> like that and why it's been coded.
In case you're still interested, this blog entry has some more information
It also covers differences in Gnome's and KDE's approach to this activity stuff.