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A partial solution, via @RCF-U14.04, is to set keyboard accelerators from the settings dialog for move to workspace 1/2/3/4
The workspace switcher is disabled by default in Ubuntu 13.04, according to feature request. Please see following bug for explanations This change request is now summarized in a google doc, see https://docs.google.com/a/canonical.com/document/d/1cbPd9WSSbFHg4Z7BSOQxDKusMe2aJjj0FEF2AMxNOZM/edit# ----------------------------------------- Workspace ...
If it is only to set the workspaces, it seems a bit overkill to install additional software. To set it from command line, you only need two commands. Run in a terminal: dconf write /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/vsize 1 to set the number of rows to one, and dconf write /org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/core/hsize 4 to set the number of ...
The best and simple answer to your question is: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool Open Unity Tweak Tool and click on tab Wokspace Settings and put the switcher ON. Here you can arrange your workspaces any way you like, by default it spreads on 4 squares (2x2) you can set it your way e.g: (1x4) or (4x2) etc.
Typically, the number of desktops and their relative locations are controlled using ccsm (Compiz Configuration Settings Manager). You may need to install this program to make the adjustments required. Once installed, you will find these settings under General Options > Desktop Size. The specific settings you will want to adjust are Horizontal Virtual Size ...
I know I'm answering my own question, but if anyone else is wondering how to do this, I discovered with a little tinkering that you can do this with the Compiz configuration settings manager. In ccsm, under 'Expo' (what this thing is apparently called), there is an option in the 'Appearance' tab to 'Hide Panels/Docks'. Checking this and setting the X offset ...
Unity LauncherSwitcher (LSwitcher) is a new tool which can be used to to control which apps should be pinned on the Launcher depending on the current workspace. Available in Ubuntu 15.04, 14.10 and 14.04. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vlijm/lswitcher sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lswitcher Watch this video source
So this is how I found the solution (thanks to Jacob Vlijm): open Dash and type "Display", or go to System Settings and from there click "Displays". Check if "Mirror displays" is ticked (1st line) and/or if it is On or Off (2nd line). Play around with those two until you get to the desired situation. Note that the On/Off button works only when the Mirror ...
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