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

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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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