Re: Is it possible to minimize applications to desktop iconsl?

On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 17:24 -0600, Debora Kerstiens wrote:
> We are beginning to use 6-headed Linux  systems with gnome desktop
> (and default metacity window manager)as operator consoles to replace
> our existing SUN systems.  When one minimizes a running application,
> it appears on a panel and can be accessed from there. However, our
> operators really prefer the SUN/Motif/XWindows environment in which
> minimizing an application creates an icon on the desktop for future
> access. Is there a way to replicate this behaviour using the gnome
> desktop? I've created "shortcuts" by dragging and dropping menu items
> onto the desktop as icons, but can't seem to find a way to do a
> similar thing with applications running on the system.

last i remember of this behaviour was xfce ( )
xfce is better alternative if cde interface is desired.

ps : i have never worked on cde

Ritesh Khadgaray
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