4
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2answers
143 views

Stop automatically changing workspaces when switching to an opened application

In the following picture, If you switch to the web browser, then switch to gedit again by clicking on the icon on the launch bar on the left, the workspace will switch automatically to the ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

My StarCraft on wine 1.5.24 is on all workspaces

I use PlayOnLinux and configured it to work on wine version 1.5.24. The thing is the app is working on all workscapes, just like that So how that to work only on one? It behaves just like any app ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Control Nuvola Player via Keyboard Shortcuts

I just installed Nuvola Player on Ubuntu 12.04 to listen to my Google Play Music and so far I really like this player. The only problem that I have with this program, is that it only recognizes the ...
0
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0answers
99 views

Want to display Matlab figures in current workspace alone, Ubuntu 12.04

I use multiple workspaces of ubuntu 12.04 for my work. For instance, I run Matlab in one workspace and edit my documents in another. When I run my Matlab code, it generates multiple figures. However, ...
0
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1answer
109 views

Alternative Stand-alone Virtual Desktop Manager For Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64 and would like to install a stand-alone virtual desktop manager for managing my workspaces. What I mean by stand-alone is that it's not integrated into the ...
0
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2answers
48 views

how to disble or make convenient workspaces in 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. How can I disable workspace in 12.04? If there is no way to do that, how can I quickly switch my focus between different workspaces, without clicking the clumsy "workspace ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Which are the windows that are in the current workspace?

is there a way to know easily which are the windows that are placed in the current workspace (unity)? It seems a stupid question but is not: if a window is behind the others and therefore is not ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

Making a webapp startup at specific workspace

I want some applications to startup when I login to my Ubuntu desktop account. A few of them are webapp shortcuts like Tweetdeck that I created from the Chrome web browser. I have no idea where it is ...
1
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1answer
582 views

Change Ubuntu 12.04 (with Gnome) number of workspaces via command line

I'm trying to change the number of workspaces on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome from a terminal. It's easily done by right clicking on the workspaces preview in the panel, but I would like to be able to ...
0
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0answers
66 views

how do you make your ubuntu work with workspace instead of viewports?

im using Ubuntu 12.04 lts and for some reason im working with viewports instead of workspace, how do i know this? after dealing with the fact that i cant put a different background for every ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Xubuntu - Apps Become Unresponsive Intermittently

Possibly Relevant Information: XUbuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) XFCE 4.8 AMD Graphics (Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci, Kernel modules: fglrx, radeon) The primary symptom of this issue has been my ...
8
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4answers
344 views

How to make a new window open in the same workspace where I opened it?

I open some application and immediately switch to another workspace since it takes some time to open. When it opens, I want it to open in the workspace where I opened it, not in the workspace where I ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Adjusting the background color/picture for each workspace [duplicate]

I remember some years ago when playing with linux you could adjust the background color or picture independantly for each workspace, so you could have different colors on each space. Is that ...
-1
votes
1answer
511 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
243 views

How do I fix a problem with VLC that started after a window resize?

Today I had some windows open in workspace 1 and in the workspace below it I had VLC open. When I clicked on the VLC sidebar icon when I was in workspace 1 the window moved up to workspace 1, but it ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

is it possible to open same application in different viewport

i want to have same application opened in different viewport and i dont want to keep shifting between viewports just because an application is already opened in other viewport. i really new in Ubuntu ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Desktop icons out of place when on multiple monitors?

I have two monitors set up, one is my laptop monitor and the other is an external display. The external display is on the right side of my laptop and levitated with a stand, so I set the display ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How can I make a program open on my current worspace, instead of transfering to another instance?

Since I updated my 10.04 to 12.04 version of Ubuntu I've been dealing with a terrible curse: I used to have multiple workspaces, each with its own unique sets of same programs opened, and now, ...
2
votes
1answer
177 views

Is there a way to __DISABLE__ Compiz' Expo plugin's EXPO Animations (ZOOM, etc)?

Perhaps gconf-editor or dconf-editor could help do the trick? However, rumors about CCSM's wanton stability would prevent me from becoming too experimental about this... Who's Expo's maintainer? Who ...
3
votes
0answers
645 views

How to increase my Ubuntu disk space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resize partition with GParted I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7. During Ubuntu installation, I shrinked the Windows drive 10GB and Ubuntu installed in this ...
3
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0answers
80 views

applications linked to workspaces

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and I found a weird behaviour in the multi-workspace management. Let's say that I have a couple of terminals opened in one workspace, and that I want to do ...
2
votes
1answer
634 views

How can I use Work-space edge settings on Gnome-Classic

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome-Classic and I need to configure Work-space edge settings. In unity it can be easily done by Ubuntu tweak Tool... this is what I had in unity when hovering bottom ...
1
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0answers
31 views

Show only the active workspace on the launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to hide applications from other desktops/workspaces in the Unity launcher? Is there a way in 12.04 to show only icons that are active on the current ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

How to preview workspaces?

Is it possible to preview workspaces? When I press down Ctrl+Alt+, it shows a preview of all workspaces until I release the keys. Is it possible see just the preview before having to switch?
5
votes
1answer
425 views

Unity displaces windows when switching workspaces

This has happened to me on both the 12.04 installs I have tried. Sometimes, maybe 3 times a day, when I switch workspaces to go to programs I leave open in other workspaces, the Window isn't ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Compiz cube not working with 12.04 in gnome classic or unity

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio XPS (Specs at end of post) with nvidia-current installed as the proprietary drivers and I'm mainly using Gnome Classic but this issue does ...
2
votes
1answer
761 views

Weka windows always open in a different workspaces [closed]

This is how I installed weka 3.6.6: sudo apt-get install weka On 12.04 every time I open weka it starts in the second workspace. If I move it to workspace #1, all the new windows it opens are in ...
0
votes
1answer
491 views

unable to switch between workspaces

I unlocked my workspace icon from the launcher with the assumption I could just use ctrl+alt+arrow keys to navigate between workspaces. Now ctrl+alt+arrow keys won't switch between screens, and I ...
2
votes
0answers
384 views

When changing the workspace switch shortcut to super+arrow the window does not disappear

I can't use Ctrl+Alt+Up on my computer because of the hardware. So I changed the shortcut for switching workspaces to Super+Arrow. But now the little overview window that shows up to show wich ...
0
votes
1answer
619 views

Can I get a workspace manager that shows a “panner” that I can manipulate?

I'm used to using workspace/desktop managers in Windows like Dexpot and sDesk that give me a "panner" or "desktop preview" that shows thumbnails of the windows in each desktop, and lets me click in a ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu-Tweak tweaks get ignored after reboots

When I set the corners to reveal workspaces/windows, It stops working after a couple of reboots. Why? In addition, my chosen Login screen lasts for 1 second during login and reverts to current ...
2
votes
1answer
318 views

Is it possible to reorder my workspaces?

Recently I found that on a macbook it is possible to drag the multiple desktops to change their order. The ideal solution would be to, while on the compiz Expo mode, be able to just drag and move a ...
2
votes
0answers
511 views

When I switch workspace all workspaces are merged

When I switch workspaces it looks like all workspaces are "merged" into one workspace and then they re split again. This would be no problem if it weren't for the fact that all my browser windows get ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Multi-Workspace Compatible Taskbar in Unity 3D

I'm currently using tint2, which doesn't seem to support workspaces in Unity 3D very well. It can't keep windows in different workspaces in the correct taskbar (all workspaces show left monitor's ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

12.04 UI problems

I just distro upgraded to 12.04. I hoped that this time I won't have to suffer a whole night to get everything working, but my hopes were shot down quite quickly. The UI in 12.04 is seriously broken, ...
18
votes
3answers
5k views

Can I alt-tab windows from all workspaces?

I put certain windows on certain spaces, but prefer alt-tab to switch between them. Is there a toggle or other option to turn on the alt-tab from all workspaces in unity?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I fix dragging windows to the adjacent workspace?

I installed CompizConfig-Settings-Manager and I put on all the settings I liked and had in 11.10, including the ability to drag my windows to the adjacent workspace. It's under the Desktop Wall ...
7
votes
1answer
847 views

Automatically switch to workspace with active application

I currently have 4 workspaces. If I have a pidgin chat window open on one workspace that is currently not active and I get a message in that already open chat window, I want do be able to click on the ...