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I know about its replacement in Ubuntu 14.04. You need to go to System Settings in Appearance. Select Behavior tab. Enable workspaces. You will get a workspace switcher on the launcher as well as workspaces will work now. Now try your tricks. If they don't work, my way is to click the workspace button and drag the windows.
gsettings is your friend! ;-) gsettings list-recursively | grep --ignore-case key E.G.: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings move-to-workspace-1 ['<Control><Alt><Shift><Super><Alt_R>W'] makes the current window move to workspace 1 using the above crazy key combination. :-) gsettings --help for more ...
Install compizconfig-settings-manager. Open it up, (command ccsm), go to Desktop Wall plugin > disable Show Viewport Switcher Preview
Ok it was just a comment but I post it as an answer may be it will help to someone else if he/she is looking for same issue. According to my comment OP checked firefox and chromium. He reply that there is no such a problem in other browsers except google-chrome with version 36.0.1985.125. So it is not a bug related to Ubuntu and the bug is on google-chrome ...
In newer systems ( Ubuntu 13.10 and up, Arch, etc.) the version of the xorg input driver shipped no longer supports utilizing gestures using the synclient driver. However, there is a workaround to make this workable. Follow the steps below to install a forked version of the xorg input driver. Install a Working xserver-xorg-input-synaptics Driver Ubuntu ...
If you are running XBMC in fullscreen mode, it is rather possessive. It takes control over the screen, the pointer and some other resources. This is rather useful when it is running stand-alone as a media center but annoying then ran as an desktop app. But there is the option to put it into windowed mode. You can change the modes by pressing \ (Backspace) ...
The script below allows you to keep two different sets of worspaces. If you place the script under a shortcurt key, you can toggle between the two sets: normal workspaces - extended workspaces - How to use Copy the script below into an empty file. In the head section, define the "normal" situation in rows / columns: normal = (2, 2) and the ...
I have a outdated PPA that might work but the workspace is not temporarily available. So to disable/enable you must go to the application. PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/tualatrix/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
This is called a "multiseat X" configuration. There's a page on Ubuntu Wiki about it: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiseatX Other links: How to set up a multiseat system? http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/19340/how-can-i-run-a-separate-x-session-on-a-different-physical-display
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