Workspace cycle under GNOME

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at sterndata.com
Sat Jul 3 15:51:10 UTC 2010


On 07/03/2010 10:44 AM, Marco Guazzone wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Chris Tyler<chris at tylers.info>  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
> compiz).
>
> Thank you so much!
>
> Best,
>
> -- Marco

I don't have "workspaces on a cube" selected and it works for me.  the 
arrows slide the workspace left and right.

-- 
-- Steve


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