I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity and would like to switch between workspaces with a keyboard shortcut.
Is there any way to achieve this?
The shortcut Ctrl+Alt +
You'll need to turn workspaces on if you're on 13.04+.
In 12.04 and above, you can set shortcuts for this by launching "keyboard" from the Dash and choosing the shortcuts tab. Choose the "Navigation" option, then just change the various settings for "Switch to workspace..."
I use "CTRL-ALT-F1" for workspace 1, "CTRL-ALT-F2" for workspace 2 and so on.
This setting can also be changed in CompizConfig Settings Manager (not installed by default, so
In 13.04 workspaces are disabled by default. To enable them, open "Appearance" from the dash. It looks like this:
Switch to the "Behavior" tab and check "Enable workspaces".
After that the normal shortcuts will work:
Super+S for the workspace overview and Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Keys to switch between the individual workspaces.