poorly written xorg.conf leads to frozen computer

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 15:04:46 UTC 2009

2009/4/20 Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com>:
> suvayu ali wrote:
>> 2009/4/19 Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au>:
>>> On Sun, 2009-04-19 at 23:20 -0500, anonymous wrote:
>>>> Also, on a side note, does anyone know how to change the number of
>>>> workspaces in Gnome?
>>> In Fedora 9, and prior releases, you can right click on the workspace
>>> switcher, and set preferences.  I don't know if that's changed in newer
>>> releases.
>> I thought that too until I tried that after reading this post. Did
>> something change in an update?
> It still works on my Fedora 10 system.

When I right click on the workspace switcher and click preferences, I
get a window with radio buttons for

Show only the current workspace, and
Shaw all workspaces in: _____ rows

I'm on F10 x86_64, Gnome. I however did find a key in gconf,


However the description said its deprecated; "The number of workspaces
the window manager should use This key has been deprecated since GNOME

Is something wrong here?


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