apt install kde-standard
zerozero wrote:gnome2.x never supported this feature, you had to use compiz and with the immediate shortcoming of [losing] the desktop icons.
rubenvdg wrote:Maybe I'm missing something, but you can add the "workspace" switcher to a panel. This gives you an indication on which virtual desktop you are. It's not the same as separate backgrounds, which would definitely be nice, but it's an indication.
As for separate shortcuts to go to each virtual desktop, that is also possible, and only has to be configured in the "keyboard shortcuts" settings.
I am using MATE on LMDE, though, if that would make a difference.
gnome2.x never supported this feature, you had to use compiz and with the immediate shortcoming of loosing the desktop icons.
# Workspace desktop image switcher WDIS 1.0
# Script to change the desktop image when switching workspaces.
# Tested on Linux Mint 13 'cinnamon'
desktop_dir="/home/username/.cinnamon/backgrounds/" # full path to images directory;
# add more images if using more workspaces
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri "file://$desktop_dir$1"
xprop -root -spy _NET_CURRENT_DESKTOP | (
while read -r; do
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