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 PostPost subject: Multiple Desktop Tool..        Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:44 am 
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Been exploring the marvels of Neptune again lately & came accross an
app that I've not seen anyone talk about or mention yet, which makes
me wonder if anyone's found it at all yet..

It seems that neptune came with an app that allows to run multiple
desktops similar to the powertoys for XP...

The app is called Multidsk.exe in the i386 folder, & appears to run
straight from the folder no probs, even on my Windows2000 main
system...

Here it is running on Neptune..
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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:56 am 
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neptune sure has a lot of goodies.

what exactly i this though?


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:46 am 
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As far as I understand, it's a tool that lets you have multiple desktops, so you can have multiple windows open and each of them on a separate desktop, so you could have one with your browser and mail client, one with your IDE, one with your picture viewer and whatever. Tidies up and saves space, especially if you have only one screen. Very common on Unix desktops and very useful :)


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:52 am 
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I've played around with this thing before - it's just a program that when you open it, you get a bar at one side of the screen that has buttons on it to switch to another desktop (like the Longhorn Sidebar had built into it). You can create new desktops as you need them - in the screenshot above the bar has only one desktop showing on it.

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:43 pm 
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in the screenshot above the bar has only one desktop showing on it.

For the life of me I couldn't get more than one window open, even though
I found the settings & commands to do so, yet I got 3 windows opened in
my 2000 system just running the app straight from the CD...
I was just surprised that it was part of the iso which is why I posted about
it really...
I later on found that it was part of the NT4 resource kit...


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:02 pm 
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i understand now. i have no need for it as i have 2 monitors :D


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:06 pm 
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In all honesty, I have found that few people need multiple desktop functionallity.
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How does this program work with terminal server? (or does not exist in neptune?)

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i find having 2 desktops great. i mainly use my second monitor for wmp (music and movies)


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