no virtual workspaces in default settings

Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan ovidiu.b13 at
Thu Nov 8 07:34:08 UTC 2012

I don't completely disagree. The folder widget, and having to switch to 
"Folder View" is very confusing for new users, and it is discouraging 
new people I recommend to use Kubuntu.
> and I've been told is now default
This is great. It will stop getting new comers confused. In my opinion 
the Folder Widget should not be set by default. It is useful, but not 

> but I've never used this feature productively
I'm using this very much, especially at work. It is helping me a great 
deal to organize my work:
Desktop 1 ("Work 1") - Main Working Space
Desktop 2 ("Work 2") - Testing Space
Desktop 3 ("Personal") - Personal Space

And if I had a better computer, I would probably have more.

On 11/07/2012 03:37 AM, Tres Finocchiaro wrote:
> For what it's worth, huge vote from me to eliminate the virtual 
> desktops.  Ubuntu 12.04 still has a dedicated button for this.  It's 
> cool when you're trying to trick a boss or a professor that you are 
> actually getting work done, but I've never used this feature 
> productively and I know very few that do.  Besides the folder widget 
> (having to switch the desktop to "folder view", which is confusing in 
> it's own right, and I've been told is now default), the "pager" or 
> "desktop switcher" or whatever it's called is the first item I remove 
> for myself and my family.
> -Tres

Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan
Software Developer

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