Start new session...

Thomas Zander zander at
Wed Oct 9 22:42:51 BST 2002

Fine with me!

On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 12:55:57PM -0600, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 October 2002 12:36, Thomas Zander wrote:
> >   Lets make it; screen :)
> perhaps use the term "desktop"? many users equate "screen" to that plate of 
> glass that they can touch.
> > <b>You have chosen to create a new screen instead of resuming an allready
> > existing one.</b><br>
> "You have chosen to start a new desktop instead of resuming an existing one."
> > You will get a new screen for your login, while another screen is allready
> > running.
> is this even necessary to state?
No. not really.

> > You can switch between these screens using the key combination;
> > CTRL-ALT-Fn, pressing all three keys at the same time. The Fn is the F-key
> > where F7 is normally the first, and F8 the second.<br>
> "Each desktop is assigned an F-key. F%1 is normally assigned to the first 
> desktop, F%2 to the second desktop and so on. This desktop is assigned F%3. 
> You can switch between desktops by pressing the CTRL, ALT and appropriate 
> F-key at the same time. "
> > <b>Warning</b>: on some machines running multiple screens can crash the
> > machine.
> perhaps state that this is due to hardware driver issues (so they don't think 
> it's because KDE coders suck ;)
> "<b>Warning</b>: due to video card driver issues, running multiple desktops 
> may cause system crashes on some computers."
> > Idea; put the F7 and F8 as 'args' in the i18n string so distros can change
> > the output while not effecting translations.
> good idea.

Thomas Zander   zander at
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