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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome-Classic and I need to configure Work-space edge settings. In unity it can be easily done by Ubuntu tweak Tool... this is what I had in unity

when hovering bottom left-Shows desktop, bottom right-Windows, top right-Workspaces

but there is no such setting in Ubuntu tweak in gnome-classic, how to enable Workspace edges?

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To enable expo

  1. Install compizconfig-settings-manager with the command

    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

    or using this link compizconfig-settings-manager Install compizconfig-settings-manager

  2. While you are on the gnome-classic session, open it (compizconfig-settings-manager)

  3. Click on the Expo plugin

  4. Click on the Expo edge in Bindings tab

  5. Set the edge of your liking

Now the feature is enabled.

To enable scale

  1. Open compizconfig-settings-manager

  2. Click on the Scale plugin

  3. Click on the Bindings tab

  4. Click on the Initiate window picker button

  5. Set the edge of your liking. (I like the bottom-right).

Now, the scale is also enabled. As a bonus, Try also enabling the Scale Addons plugins. It will help you quickly close windows while you are on scale mood.

To enable show desktop

  1. Open compizconfig-settings-manager

  2. Click on the General plugin

  3. Click on the key bindings tab

  4. Click on the Show Desktop icon. There are two icons. Click on the one which is showing a monitor, not a keyboard.

  5. Set the edge of your liking there.

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Thanks...Working great...Learned a lot. – Prasad RD Sep 28 '12 at 11:26
@Prasad don't forget to accept this if you think, it deserves it. Thanks – Anwar Shah Sep 28 '12 at 17:01

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