Before logging out of the desktop, save your work in all open application windows. Remember to check each workspace.
Or, choose Log out from the Workspace menu:
Move the pointer over the workspace backdrop.
Press mouse button 3 to display the Workspace menu.
Drag to choose Log out, then release the mouse button.
You cannot display the Workspace menu using your keyboard.
Applications that do not get saved as part of the current session include:
Applications that you run in terminal emulator windows
Non-desktop applications that do not preserve their state during logout
You'll need to restart these applications when you log in. For more information, see Chapter 2, Starting a Desktop Session.