Workspace cycle under GNOME

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 3 16:25:00 UTC 2010


On Sat, 3 Jul 2010 17:44:52 +0200
Marco Guazzone <marco.guazzone at gmail.com> 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!
> 
This thread has a work round to allow the behaviour you want http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-637598.html


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