As previously mentioned, the KDE graphical desktop displays the
various application windows, launch icons, panels, and other tools
that make up the KDE experience on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. These
tools are discussed in detail in the following sections of this
Appendix. This section discusses tow specific features: adding new
apllication launchers to the desktop and the customization options
for the desktop itself.
Configuring the Desktop
To configure the desktop, right-click on an unused portion of
the desktop and select Configure
The Configure-Desktop window contains
the Background, Behavior, Multiple Desktops, Screen Saver, and
Display configuration icons. Click each icon in turn and select the
configuration options you prefer.
Figure A-5. Desktop Background Configuration
Two of the options you can set are the number and names of your
Figure A-6. Virtual Desktop Configuration
Click on the Multiple Desktops icon. Select the number of
desktops available to you, then enter names for the desktops in the
text fields. To save your changes, click the Apply button. To exit,
click the OK button.