I've two screens and I'm using Unity Interface. In GNOME shell we're able to change the workspace of just the primary, what make sense for me. How can I do that on the Unity?


While I don't have an actual answer to your question, I do have a work-around which I have been using to get your described behaviour.

If you right click on a window titlebar, you'll get multiple options and amongst those there should be one saying something like "Always visible on workspace". This will make the window appearing on all workspaces.

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  • was not a solution but a nice workaround! – Amir Koklan Jan 20 '16 at 23:41
  • good idea thx :) – cloverink Jun 16 '19 at 6:09

Also, you could replicate this behavior and add more features with gnome-tweak-tool. You can install it using:

sudo apt install gnome-tweaks

Below I let you an image with my Tweak set up to replicate your expected behavior

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My Tweaks Workspaces config

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