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0answers
91 views

Temperature soars when glxspheres is off-screen

My laptop Samsung RF511 is overheating. I noticed this problem while playing minecraft: my computer would suddenly shut down. I checked /var/log/kern.log and sure enough the system reported ...
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1answer
468 views

How to fix broken workspace switcher? [closed]

My workspace switcher gets broken after each upgrade. It does not have the orange glow around active workspace. Also there is no shadow on the inactive ones (wallpaper does not get greyed out). It ...
3
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2answers
574 views

Workspace Switcher does not highlight active workspace

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and I am running gnome-session-fallback. Everything is working perfectly fine for me except that in the workspace switcher at the bottom left there is no ...
0
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1answer
951 views

“Show Desktop” Not in Nautilus Preferences?

Trying to get multiple backgrounds for different workspaces in 11.10, but having some difficulty. Every guide I see says to change the Nautilus setting "Show Desktop" to unchecked, but I don't have ...
1
vote
2answers
841 views

alt+tab moves windows between workspaces and crashes unity

I have recently been using multiple workspaces in unity but have run into a bug that is making it very difficult to do this effectively. The problem is with alt+tab. When I am focused on a window ...
1
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2answers
289 views

Sliding Workspaces

I only recently started using Ubuntu a few days ago (11.10), so sorry if I fail to mention specific things that may help someone answer me. That's probably why this is going to come out wordy. I ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Can't drag window into workspace ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 yesterday alongside Win 7 to try it out (and maybe get rid of Win). I liked the workspace concept a lot, dragging a window into another workspace form the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

MacBook Pro/oneric Multitouch support - how to I configure multitouch actions?

I have switched my Macbook Pro 5.1 over to Ubuntu, because OS X Lion was dragging its heels on the 2.5-year-old hardware (sickeningly short old-hardware-support half-life... grrr) Anyway, most of ...
0
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1answer
355 views

How to highlight active workspace switcher's workspace name?

I am using Gnome Classic in 11.10 and when I select a particular workspace it does not highlight it, so I do not know on which workspace I am unless I remember which one I clicked. I have no ...
7
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1answer
8k views

How do I move applications from one workspace to another [closed]

I'm using 11.10 - please can someone let me know how can I move programs from one workspace to another. I'm used to the Gnome-2 style - is there a way to achieve something similar in 11.10?
3
votes
3answers
354 views

Dragging files across workspaces in 11.10

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
736 views

Change workspaces layout in Unity 2D

I was using a workspace layout or 1 row and 5 columns, but with the latest update of Unity 2d , now my 5 workspaces are splited in 2 rows. How should I revert the layout workspace back to 1 row? ...
0
votes
1answer
267 views

Workspaces Page Blue

When i go onto the workspaces page on Ubuntu 11.10 the background images on the 4 viewable workspaces are all blue. I can still see running programs on the workspaces page. When I change to the ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Expo and Workspace shortcut Super + S not working

It says here and here that the keyboard shortcut for expo mode of all windows, while zooming out on workspaces, is Super+S. However, when I push the command it just zooms out the workspaces; it does ...
1
vote
0answers
229 views

How to reset the number of workspaces? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce or increase the number of workspaces in Unity? For some reason my workspaces have disappeared. Looks like I only have 1, how could I reset my workspace ...
1
vote
1answer
269 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
675 views

Is there a Gnome-Shell Auto-Move-Windows equivalent in Unity/Compiz?

I want that when a certain application is started that it automatically moves to workspace 2 ... I already tried the Compiz Window Placement plugin but this only works for start-up applications. In ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Can I still right click on an app to move it to the left or right workspace like in 11.04 and before? What about one click switcher?

In 11.04(classic edition) and before, one of the best features of Ubuntu was the workspace switcher, none of the other major OS had something like that built natively. I work with 2 workspaces, one ...
2
votes
3answers
543 views

Restoring old workspace switcher

Previously (11.04) when I Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Keyed I'd get a 2x2 grid of workspaces to switch to which I could do really easily. Since I updated however this has become one single row. I've tried ...
5
votes
0answers
11k views

How can I add more workspaces? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce or increase the number of workspaces in Unity? I have searched and read through other answers, but I couldn't find one. I can't change then number of ...
1
vote
0answers
353 views

Problems with moving maximized windows to different workspaces in 11.10 [closed]

I use several workspaces and often move windows from one workspace to another using ctrl+alt+shift+arrow keys. This used to work perfectly, but now it will move the maximized window halfway off the ...
5
votes
0answers
10k views

How can number of workspace be set used Unity in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce or increase the number of workspaces in Unity? How can number of workspace be set used Unity in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately, I could not find any ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Switching between workspaces doesn't work - how to fix it?

I've updated to Ubuntu Oneiric and my workspaces are gone. Better put, keyboard shortcuts CTRL + ALT + LEFT/RIGHT arrow do not work now. Is it possible that compiz is broken somehow? Can I repair ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Workspace Switcher doesn't work from the launcher

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and everything seems to be running smoothly except for one thing: I can't seem to get the Workspace Switcher to work. When I press the launcher icon, my desktop ...
5
votes
2answers
688 views

Workspaces don't work on my system

It shows only one workspace when I click on workspaces icon, what should I do?