0
votes
1answer
58 views

Unable to add additional workspaces

I'm using gnome-shell and i'm unable to add additional workspaces. (It is always set to 1). Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 11.04 Release: 11.04 Codename: natty Has any one ...
3
votes
3answers
364 views

Dragging files across workspaces in 11.10 [closed]

In 11.04, I was able to select a file in Nautilus and while dragging/folding the file change workspace using the regualr keyboard shortcut keys. This was very handy if for example I had to attach a ...
1
vote
1answer
271 views

How can I configure Alt+Tab and the launcher to only show apps in the current workspace?

I don't like that when I press Alt+Tab I see all open apps in all workspaces. How can I see in the Alt+Tab menu and in the launcher only the programs that I am using in that particular workspace? I ...
3
votes
2answers
367 views

Startup script for starting applications in certain workspaces and positions

Since Ubuntu 11.04 has removed the session save feature, is it possible to write a script to open certain applications in specified workspaces and set their position? Please provide an example (for ...
3
votes
1answer
882 views

Why do my windows disappear when I move them to different workspaces?

For example: I open some file with Evince (in default workspace 1) then I right-click on window titlebar and select "Move to workspace 2" What happens is that Evince window disappears from workspace ...
4
votes
1answer
377 views

How can I get the programmes I use everyday to auto start at boot in the specified Workspaces?

Is there a way I can have all the programmes I use everyday auto start in the correct workspaces?
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Can I create workspace-dependent command triggers?

I'm wondering if there's a way to make one action have two different effects depending on the workspace it's on. For example: if on workspace 1, then the command to focus Empathy's chat list is used, ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I make the workspace switcher in Unity 2D show more than one row of workspaces?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. Everything works well except the workspaces refuse to form more than one row and I'm use to working with a 2x2 grid. The dimensionality of the workspace ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

How to keep a window from overlapping into another workspace?

It's annoying to me how if a window is even a couple pixels off the right edge of my screen, when I switch to that right workspace, the system thinks that the window is there. The unity launcher bar ...
2
votes
2answers
434 views

Workspace switcher bindings do not always work?

Is it normal that switching through workspaces with CTRL +alt +left/right/up/down doesn't work when I close the last window on the active desktop? Is there a way to alter this behavior? Thanks
1
vote
1answer
197 views

Why are the manually added notification icons don't hide when using workspace switcher?

For Example; notice emesene and desktopnova before and after clicking SUPER+S
6
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I show workspace names in unity?

I have found that the number of workspaces is read from metacitys configuration which also has workspace names. I want to show them.
2
votes
1answer
103 views

Holding Click On Window Titlebar While Changing Workspaces in 11.04

In previous versions of Ubuntu, I could click and hold on a window's titlebar and then use my hot key combination to switch to a different workspace and the window would come with me. However, in ...
1
vote
0answers
583 views

window switcher over all workspaces/desktops in GNOME [closed]

i'm aware of 3 solutions: use compiz's ring switcher http://code.google.com/p/superswitcher/ change desktop manager to KDE or xfce but i'm not satisfied with theses solutions. Is there any other ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I switch between desktops in Compiz?

After asking about the number of desktops, I was pointed to the compiz wiki which says: Viewports and desktops are not the same concept. For technical reasons, changing the number of "desktops" or ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

Why do (some )apps open in random workspaces when started from command line?

In a gnome-terminal, I started Blender (any app would do, though I didn't many others) followed by an ampersand. Nothing happened! Some minutes later, discovered it had indeed opened, but was in a ...
0
votes
1answer
578 views

What's the difference between virtual and nonvirtual workspaces?

In CCSM/General Options/Desktop Size, there are three options: vertical virtual size, horizontal virtual size, and number of desktops. Changing the first two options changes the number of workspaces ...
5
votes
1answer
403 views

Is there a way to regain preview workspace functionality in unity?

In unity the workspace switcher doesn't display active workspace number or a preview of workspaces like in previous versions. It's not comfortable to click on workspace switcher to look for a window ...