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I have a typical Gnome setup, in which i can move/switch between workspaces, by hitting ctrl+alt+‹or›arrow. But when i'm in workspace 1, hitting ctrl+alt+ has no effect, and similarly for my maximum workspace (typically 4).

Is there any way I can have this cycle around, so that hitting ctrl+alt+ in workspace 4 will bring me back around to 1?

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It depends on the windows manager you're using. Ubuntu -> compiz, Gnome2 -> Metacity, Gnome3 -> Gnome Shell (Mutter). – kiwixz Mar 4 '15 at 15:02
  1. Install compizconfig-settings-manager Install compizconfig-settings-manager

  2. Launch Compiz Config from System -> Preferences -> CompizConfig Settings Manager.

  3. Navigate to Desktop Wall -> Viewport Switching and check the Allow Wrap-Around checkbutton:

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