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I want to set a desired number of workspaces in Ubuntu MATE 16.04, please help.

  • Do you currently have workspace switcher on the panel? – user300458 Apr 28 '16 at 23:58
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Install Compiz Config setting manager

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

And Workspaces is on General Settings named as Desktop Size

Compiz manager

General view

Desktop Size tab to the right

Type in desired layout

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Left click on the workspace switcher and select Preferences.

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  • The answer is probably good, however you should improve it by adding a bit more details. Especially a screenshot would be a good idea. Moreover, I suggest you use Italic, not UPPERCASE, to write menu entries. – Andrea Lazzarotto May 13 '16 at 17:24
  • Helped me on Debian Mate (with right click on workspaces grid instead left click). I have no idea why I didn't noticed beforehand, that workspaces switch is an applet and can be configured that way... – ankhzet Jun 14 '17 at 9:41

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