Gnome language layouts, multiple desktops,

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at
Wed Mar 25 02:47:45 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:41 PM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at> wrote:
>> Hi all, KDE user spending a week in Gnome.
>> 3) Is there no Krunner equivalent in Gnome? In KDE, the user can press
>> Alt-F2 then type in the name of the program that he needs to run. I
>> have installed Gnome Do but I cannot seem to bind it to a keyboard
>> shortcut.
> alt-f2 is a gnome default too - should come with the panel for free...
>  works everywhere I've tried it.  Perhaps related to your keyboard
> issues?
> Gnome-Do is Windows Key and Space Bar here by default (I haven't tried
> to reassign it)
>> 4) I cannot find where to configure a single desktop as opposed to the
>> two that Gnome gives me as default. Clicking Preferences from the
>> desktop pager applet does not give me an option to change the amount
>> of desktops, nor does anywhere else in the menus that I can find.
>> Googling leads me to believe that it _should_ be in the applet but it
>> is not. What am I doing wrong?
> Do you have a bunch of Compiz stuff running and overrulling the
> regular defaults? Try going back to no effects for a second and see if
> your desktop applet and alt-f2 start working.
> Brian

Same problem here with Workspace Switcher (8.10 i386), setting visual
effects from normal to none re-enables managing.

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