Show me your desktop!

It’s always interesting to see other people’s desktops – the choice of wallpaper, and the visible icons tell a story about who you are, and what are you into.

Here is mine:

My Desktop
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This is from my laptop. My windows desktop looks this way:

My Windows Box

Here is another one – not technically mine (university’s property), but I get to use it to work on my project. This is an awesome 2 CPU JDS machine from Sun:

JDS Desktop

Can you see the pattern here?

Anyways, show me yours. Just take screenshot, upload it to flickr or photobucket and post a link to it in the comments (note – the img tag will be stripped by WordPress), or even better just blog it and send me a trackback. :)

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22 Responses to Show me your desktop!

  1. Wikke BELGIUM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    My desktop
    Not much of interest for the icons, i like it clean.
    Dual screen, too bad the second can’t go higher than 800*600 witout getting blurry (tft), but it is a tochscreen :P (very cool for winamp and stuff)

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  2. Wikke BELGIUM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    My desktop
    aaargh, typed too fast :o

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  3. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu Linux says:

    Heh, I was wondering what this space to the left did. :P

    Touch screen = awesome! Do you actually have a dual head video card, or does this screen connect in some other way?

    Two of my users are really fond of the VillageTronic VTBook cards for their laptops. It plugs into PCIMCIA slot, and lets you connect additional monitors. Their ATI card can handle a single external monitor, and the laptop LCD simultaneously, so this card gives them 3 screens in total. They love it.

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  4. Wikke BELGIUM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    It’s a desktop with a fairly older dual head vga card.
    i’d rather have my workplace setup: 2 19″ TFT’s :p, just because

    The touch part connects over a serial cable.

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  5. Fr3d UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    All of mine for the past year are here: http://www.fr3d.org/desktop/

    :D

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  6. Matt` UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows Terminalist says:

    hmm… lot of contrast on numbers of icons between your laptop and desktop – one’s almost empty the other’s almost full

    also, a potentially useful tool for people of many wallpapers is this: http://www.sb-software.com/wallpaper/

    It sits in the systray and changes you wallpaper at timed intervals

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  7. Jenn UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    I hide my icons.

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  8. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    Matt, – yeah, I know – one is used mostly for work while the other is for pointless crap. Where is yours? :P

    Fred – I can’t tell if your desktop is Windows with a KDE like theme, or KDE with a WinXP like theme. lol

    Jenn – show us! :mrgreen:

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  9. Matt` UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows Terminalist says:

    Cant be bothered with screenshots and uploading and so on, but my wallpaper comes from the Hubble telescope 8)

    any of the below:
    http://hubblesite.org/gallery/wallpaper/pr2005012b/
    http://hubblesite.org/gallery/wallpaper/pr2006001a/
    http://hubblesite.org/gallery/wallpaper/pr2006007a/

    either that or wallpapers from assorted comics sites, but mainly the Hubble stuff

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  10. Fr3d UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    It’s Windows with a KDE WindowBlinds theme :)

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  11. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    That’s what I thought when I saw the Outlook and IE icons, but then again, I was able to run these under Wine without much issues.

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  12. Rub3X UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    http://cyber-knowledge.net/blog/ss.html

    Gentoo Linux
    Gnome
    Compiz
    Vista window theme

    I win ;o

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  13. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    Prize Rub3X wins and gets the prize!

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  14. Rub3X UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    I was hoping for money or something :)

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  15. Fr3d UNITED KINGDOM Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    Nice Rub3X :)

    Would look better with a Mac OS X theme, as that is the OS that introduces the expose (viewing thumbs of all open windows) concept, and Mac OS is better than Vista anyway :p

    What application are you using for the expose-like functionality though?

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  16. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu Linux says:

    Mac OS is better than Vista

    I have no basis for comparison, cause I haven’t really played around with Vista but I’d 2nd that just because OSX has BSD underpinnings. ;)

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  17. Craig Betts UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Solaris Terminalist says:

    I am multi-heading, so here are two shots:
    Left Side
    Right Side

    FYI- This is not MacOSX (I hear that alot). I am running XFCE on Solaris 10.

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  18. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu Linux says:

    Nice! It actually looks kinda Gnome-ish – I would say Gnome if you wouldn’t say it was XFCE. It doesn’t look like OSX at all though – at least to me.

    Btw, I gotta ask – what is the Mario icon for?

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  19. Luke UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu Linux says:

    Btw, I uploaded another one – look up in the post.

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  20. Rub3X UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

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    What application are you using for the expose-like functionality though?
    [/quote]

    Just XGL/Compiz

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  21. Craig Betts UNITED STATES Mozilla Firefox Solaris Terminalist says:

    The Mario icon start/stops xmms (xmms -t to be exact). I typically listen to ormgas,com at work.

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