I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 without any desktop tweaks or add-ons. Somehow I hit a wrong hotkey and I'm stuck with a second, empty workspace and a bar on the right. How do I get rid of it?

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I have not installed (explicitly) any extensions:

paul@paul-desktop:~$ ls -al ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions
ls: cannot access '/home/paul/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions': No such file or directory
paul@paul-desktop:~$ ls -al /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions
total 16
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Aug  5  2019 .
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Jan 23 02:09 ..
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Aug  5  2019 ubuntu-appindicators@ubuntu.com
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Aug  5  2019 ubuntu-dock@ubuntu.com
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    You don't. When using dynamic workspaces, it always keeps one empty workspace open. – heynnema May 30 at 23:12
  • How do I get rid of (hide) the bar on the right. It wasn't visible before my unfortunate keystroke sequence. – Paul Jurczak May 31 at 0:45
  • Have you installed any GNOME Shell extensions? Edit your question and show me ls -al ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions and ls al /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions. – heynnema May 31 at 1:51
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    Please see my accepted answer at askubuntu.com/questions/1243305/cannot-find-workspaces/… as it may help you too. If it's helful, please vote for it. Note that if you click on Activities you'll see BOTH docks... that's normal. – heynnema May 31 at 14:19
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    Here's how I use my 4 static workspaces... I have Firefox in one workspace, Thunderbird in another workspace, and Liferea news reader in another. I always leave the first workspace empty, and I use that for transient things like terminal, etc. This way I can full screen each of the apps, and flip between them quickly, without messing with a lot of window manipulation. – heynnema May 31 at 19:52

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