I wanted to change the wallpaper for each of the workstations. After following some very simple instructions I was able to do so. Soon after, I discovered that I could not right click on my desktop. Nothing would happen.

While not entirely necessary it would be nice to have. I have reverted my changes for the time being until I can find a solution for this. I installed Gnome Tweaks and CompizConfig to achieve my wallpaper goal.

My question... Anyway I can use separate wallpapers and maintain normal functionality?


If you mean how to enable Different Wallpaper For Each Workspace.

Install Compiz Configuration Settings Manager, if you don't have it installed yet.

Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager



Just press Alt+F2 on your keyboard and run:


then take a look At this.

  • I was able to successfully do that before. Sorry if my original question wasn't clear. After I did this I found that I could not right click on my desktop. Say to add a folder or whatever other functions exists in the desktop right click. – Bill Jun 17 '12 at 1:11

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