Workspaces and workspace switcher

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Dec 5 21:47:23 UTC 2012

On 5 December 2012 20:47, JD <jd1008 at> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I just for the first time installed ubuntu 12.10.
> I am for the most part very pleased with the experience as far
> as ease of operation.
> A few things about the desktop really bug me.
> It used to be that in order for me to switch to another
> workspace, all I hadto do is click on it's icon on the sidebar.
> Now, I have to use the switcher - 2 clicks per workspace.
> This is so gosh darned annoying, that it is almost a show
> stopper for me.

You can use Ctrl+Alt+Arrow (up down left or right) to switch around
the desktops.  Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Arrow will move the current window to
the desktop in that direction.

Hold down the Super (Windows) key to get a summary of keyboard shortcuts.

I can't help with the other stuff.


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