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How can I switch workspaces in gnome shell with extra mouse buttons? I`ve used to do it with compiz in unity and gnome2, but I can`t bind it in gnome shell. I want use both Up/Down and extra mouse button on my old Logitech MX Revolution.

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I don't believe this is possible. You can set the keyboard shortcut for this though by opening Keyboard in System Settings. Switch to the Shortcuts tab and click Navigation on the left. Scroll to the bottom and you can set the keyboard shortcuts for "Move to workspace above" and "Move to workspace below". – Jeremy Bicha Mar 10 '12 at 2:15
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Install easystroke, it allows you to define a mouse gesture to emulate keybinding, execute shell commands, hold down modifiers and emulate a scroll wheel

sudo apt-get install easystroke
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