How to increase the number of gnome-shell workspaces in F15?

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Wed Mar 16 06:48:11 UTC 2011

On 03/16/2011 07:39 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 07:32 +0100, Joachim Backes wrote:
>> Hi all testers,
>> I have problems to increase the workspace number of gnome-shell in F15:
>> I found some advice in the forums: "pressing Activities" will show a +/-
>> icon on the bottom of the desktop where the number of desktops may be
>> managed.
>> But I don't see such an +/- icon.
>> Any other solution?
> You should never need to; the Shell simply always behaves so there's
> exactly one empty workspace. So when you start a session you have one
> workspace. As soon as you run something it goes into that workspace and
> you get a second empty workspace. As soon as you put any app into that
> empty workspace, a new empty workspace is created. If you remove
> everything from any workspace, it will disappear, so there's still only
> one empty workspace at the bottom of the list. So, there's never any
> need to manually add a new workspace. Pretty neat system.

Oops! This is a good solution, exactly I need. Thanks.

Kind regards

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/pkcs7-signature
Size: 6131 bytes
Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
Url : 

More information about the test mailing list