looking for ideas: creating a data partition for a dual boot
Aryeh M. Friedman
aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 13:36:53 PST 2007
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Roland Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 04:19:14PM -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
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>>>> 2. Share the same Desktop folder (I think if #1 is solved
>>>> this is automatic)
>>> Maybe, but the Desktop folder would be pretty much useless for
>>> FreeBSD. Maybe there is an X window manager that could do
>>> something usefull with it, but I doubt it. And the icons and
>>> stuff would point to windows programs/drives anyway.
>> Every x desktop manager calls it ~/Desktop
> What doe you mean by "desktop manager"? If you mean window manager,
> it is definitely not true. For instance, fvwm2 uses ~/.fvwm/config.
Where did I say wm?
> If you mean desktop environments, it is also not true. According to
> their respective documentations, KDE uses ~/.kde be default, and
> Gnome uses ~/.gconf, ~/.gnome2 and ~/.local/share.
I guess you don't use X... even though the above is correct both gnome
and kde create ~/Desktop and the desktop manager display (usually a
standalone executable seperate then the wm components) by default
shows it's contents on the desktop... btw I use xfce and same thing there
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