Using Virtual Desktops
The desktop environment allows you to organize your programs and tasks
on several virtual desktops. If you often run a lot of programs
simultaneously, this minimizes the number of windows to arrange on your
screen. You might, for example, use one desktop for e-mailing and
calendaring and another for word processing or graphics applications.
Moving an Application to Another Virtual Desktop
You can display a running application on one or all virtual desktops or
move it to other desktops.
Open the application.
Right-click the title bar of the application.
Select the desktop on which to place the application.
To switch between desktops, click the desired desktop in the pager in
Adding Additional Virtual Desktops
Some users might need more desktops than provided by default. To add
Right-click the pager in the panel and select
. A configuration dialog appears where you can
increase or reduce the number of virtual desktops. You can also change
the default names of the desktop.
Click to apply the changes and to close the
If you want the names of the desktops to appear in the pager rather
than the number, right-click the pager and select .
From the drop-down list, select and
click to apply your changes and close the