Gnome has workspace bar that is like unity bar (launch bar) but on the right side and is big enough to see into, how do you install such on ubuntu?


  • Press ctrl+super+s shortcut and you will see workspaces spread. While not a side bar, it gives you better understanding of how workspaces are organized. Plus , Unity workspaces extend horizontally, unlike gnome, so that wouldnt fit into a.bar anyway Mar 7, 2017 at 2:00
  • Let me.know if you want this as full answer Mar 7, 2017 at 2:00
  • I'd rather have a sidebar. It's easier to track what has what. ctrl+super+s didn't work, but I was playing with compiz recently.
    – zhan
    Mar 8, 2017 at 18:49
  • sorry, it's super+s, ctrl key is not necessary there. Was typing the comment on phone yesterday. Well, as for the sidebar, there weren't any options that I know so far for that. Viewing workspaces is typically internal to whatever desktop environment you use, thus unless compiz ( which is what Unity uses ) implements it or if there is a compiz plugin for that , then there's no way. Good question, but very low probability this exists Mar 8, 2017 at 19:05


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