workspace switching shortcut in ubuntu unity

Liam Proven lproven at
Sun Aug 19 23:22:41 UTC 2012

On 19 August 2012 21:12, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> On 08/19/2012 04:13 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 18 August 2012 22:15, Joep L. Blom <jlblom at> wrote:
>>> On 18-08-12 10:20, Ansry User 01 wrote:
>>>> How can I switch workspaces in Ubuntu Unity via keyboard?
>>> CTRL-Fn (n=# of workspace).
>> Are you sure?  That does not work for me (on Quantal alpha).  Perhaps
>> you have manually mapped those keys, or perhaps it did work but has
>> been changed on Quantal.
>> Ctrl-Alt-arrowkeys does work.
> On a decent desktop you don't have to remove your hand from your mouse. You
> just mouse over to an edge and pop into the next adjoining workspace. Gnome
> never got that. Ric

To each their own, Ric. I've tried that setup. It drives me mad. It's
OK when dragging and dropping but in normal use I flip desktops every
time I go for a scrollbar or something and it is *infuriating*.

I agree it should be an option, but I gotta tell you, it's one I'd
leave turned off.

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