[How To]: Change Number of WorkSpaces On Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook

Adding multiple workspaces it might be useful for many users to organize currently opened applications or windows, become handy feature specially if you have a big display with high resolution to easily switch between workspaces as many as you want.

I will show you two ways to do it

1st

open configuration editor from system menu, or you open terminal and type ” gconf-editor ” to open it

Then go to this directory

/apps/metacity/general/

Change the value of workspaces number.

2nd

This a quick way to change number of workspaces using Terminal

gconftool-2 --type=int --set /apps/metacity/general/num_workspaces 9

change last number with the required number of workspaces you need.

Unity interface for Ubuntu 10.10 including workspace select button on the left side.

That’s it for now.

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