The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
18 views

Compiz config settings manager won't start

I am not sure why my CCSM won't start when i run it. I want to change a desktop switching option and thus also enable a multiple desktops. Also weird is that my ubuntu tweak won't start. I suppose ...
-1
votes
1answer
49 views

How can I remove the second desktop on Lubuntu?

On Lubuntu I have two desktops, and can change between them by scrolling. How can I completely remove the 2nd desktop? I don't want to just unassign the scroll shortcut, I want the extra desktop ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Setting layout for all KDE desktops at once

Is there a way to set the layout for all of my KDE desktops at once rather than having to do them one at a time? (The layout choice shows up when I click the cashew in the upper right corner of the ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

swap between windows in ubuntu aka multiple work spaces(like swaping between app pages in android and iOS)

Can I have multiple work spaces in ubuntu. Is there a program that fixes this or can I do this by default. I don't mean the ctrl + tab command I want to have several working spaces that I can easily ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

How do I make the desktop pager display smaller on the panel in lubuntu?

I know how to use openbox configuration manager to add/remove desktops. The problem is they always display in a line, so if i want 4 desktops rather than having 2 above and 2 below they are all along ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Do programs keep “doing stuff” when I change desktops in Ubuntu?

This might sound weird and/or stupid, but if I have a game running on one desktop where I'm just running down a clock before I can do the next thing, and I change desktops, does "Game Desktop" ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

How to launch windows on default and Linux by choice?

I'm using Windows for everything, but I want to check and learn Linux also. My computer is also used by my family. Is there any possibility to run Windows by default (without any choosing) and Ubuntu ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

“Multiple desktops” missing from Workspace Behavior in KubuntuTrusty

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu Trusty. There were some errors during the update which I did not understand, so I just plowed on and restarted. Now I can't get multiple desktops. More precisely, the ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

Need to install a Multi-Desktop Environment on a virtual machine

I need to install a virtual machine with seperated desktops for each user and each one with it's own customizing enabled. There should also be a separate desktop for guests with a fixed envirionment ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Should I remove unused desktop?

I am using the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The family member who set it up for me downloaded several desktops for me to try in addition to the Ubuntu desktops including the GNOME, Xdce and KDE desktops. I ...
3
votes
0answers
143 views

Changing desktops “Workspace Switcher”

Back in 2002 I purchased Suse Linux. The desktop changer was one of the cool features that stood out. It was awesome that I could change desktops with one program here and another on that desktop. It ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

does ubuntu allow extended desktop

I currently have windows 7 starter which does not allow for extended desktop, meaning I cannot run dual screens. Does ubuntu support this?
1
vote
1answer
224 views

Can i have more than one desktop installed and then choose which one to use?

My friend just told me, That i could have more than one desktops in Ubuntu and then choose which one to use when the Ubuntu starts up and goes to login screen. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and i think my ...
5
votes
2answers
675 views

how to disable nautilus-dropbox in KDE?

On Ubuntu 12.10 64bit I additionally installed kubuntu-desktop. I installed dropbox in Unity to use it there with nautilus. In Kde this is not the wanted behavior so I installed the dropboxd - Daemon ...
4
votes
3answers
561 views

Can I have different desktop folders in each workspace?

Is there any way that I can have different desktop folders in each workspace? e.g. workspace1 has a desktop with a folder named test1, while the desktop folder in workspace2 has a different folder ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Multiple wallpapers in GNOME Shell

I know this has been asked to death, but I can't get it to work. I'm trying to have multiple wallpapers (one different wallpaper per workspace) and I've done the whole Compiz wallpaper plugin set the ...
2
votes
2answers
725 views

How to truely separate Gnome & KDE on the same computer?

First when I decided to install kubuntu-desktop on the same machine as my standard ubuntu-desktop, I tried to integrate those two in a way that I use some of the same applications on either desktop. I ...
1
vote
1answer
458 views

Run the same browser on two different desktop instances?

With my two-video-card setup I'm currently forced to run two non-Xinerama desktops side-by-side, each with their own gnome-panels. (When I move my mouse off the edge of one, input focus changes to the ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.