Workspace cycle under GNOME

Marco Guazzone marco.guazzone at
Sat Jul 3 15:44:52 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Chris Tyler <chris at> wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 13:49 +0200, Marco Guazzone wrote:
>> Is there a way to tell GNOME to do workspace cycle?
>> By "workspace cycle" I mean that the WM considers:
>> * the Workspace 1 as the next workspace of the Last Workspace (e.g. to
>> pass from Workspace 1 to the last Workspace by pressing
>> Ctrl-Alt-LeftArrow), and
>> * the Last Workspace as the previous workspace of the Workspace 1
>> (e.g., to pass from the Last Workspace to Workspace 1 by pressing
>> Ctrl-Alt-RightArrow).
> You will get this behavior if you enable "Desktop Effects" (composited
> desktop).

Thank you.

Just tried.
It seems that you get this behavior only if you also select the option
"Workspaces on a Cube", something that I don't like too much :-/

Just for curiosity. Someone knows why this basic behavior (also
present in several old WM) is not included in "plain" GNOME (i.e.,no

Thank you so much!


-- Marco

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