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Version 0.2.0 (2001)
Author Cristiano Guadagnino
License GNU GPL V2
Download MultiDesk_0-2-0
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MultiDesk is an extension package for OS/2, that enables multiple desktops and users, with individual configurations.

It takes a slightly different approach than other similar software products, that may make it a little less convenient to use, but a lot more powerful.



Main features are:

  • Multiple desktops, completely separate from each other
  • Separate class list: you can have different desktop enhancers for different users
  • Multiple users, each with his own desktop
  • Customizable environment, on a user-per-user basis
  • Customizable pre/post login scripts
  • Customizable shell: the user is not forced to use the WPS
  • Customizable resolution: each user can have a different video resolution
  • WarpCenter management (i.e. different WarpCenters for different users)
  • Configurable default user
  • Configurable "root" (administrator) user
  • Configurable security settings
  • Locking of files to prevent users from reading/writing (e.g. configuration and password files are automatically locked).
  • A full-featured user-management program, that can be used to:
    • Create/delete users
    • Create/delete desktops
    • Customize desktops
    • Copy settings from one desktop to another
You need WarpIN to install MultiDesk.