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There is no way to add an authentication step to "switch to workspace". So, you cannot do what you asked. However, you could lock your screen, and let your guest use a Guest session - no password, only civilian access, vanishes at logout.


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You may also [re]define keyboard shortcuts for window management via the Settings Manager>Window Manager>Keyboard (tab). Among them, you will find such definitions as: Move window to previous workspace : Alt-Ctrl-Home Move window to next workspace : Alt-Ctrl-End Move window to workspace 1 : Alt-Ctrl-Numpad-1 etc


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Ok I found the solution in compiz settings. compiz / General options / Focus & Raise behaviour Untick the "Click To Focus"


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Alt+Enter does the trick hope it helps you


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The following script lets you select a window , and will keep that window minimized while the script is running. It supports only one windows, so if you open new window of application - that window won't be affected. You can run it easily like so: python keep_minimized.py When the script starts, mouse cursor will turn into a cross. Select the window you ...


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The keys that delete workspaces are Alt+Del. I mistype a lot when aiming for Alt+Backspace in emacs. I found them in Settings > Window Manager > Keyboard:


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I just found it: Settings > Window Manager Tweaks > Focus > Do nothing


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You can see a list of all the shortcuts of Xubuntu from System Settings > Keyboard then switch to Keyboard Shortcuts tab and then you will be able, beyond to see all of them, to change them and create new shortcuts. For workspaces got to Navigation and change the shortcuts as desired.


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Hi i figured out what to do in this case. I did a sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop and it came back. But while doing this some of the unwanted softwares that in uninstalled earlier also came back (like thunderbird, libreoffice math etc)



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