[ubuntu-za] Workspaces and Devilspie

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Mon Sep 10 14:44:52 UTC 2012

On 09/10/2012 08:45 AM, Bill Cairns wrote:

> In general I am quite happy with Unity. My problem is that I tend to
> lose things - for example, I have (right at this moment) four copies
> of Firefox open and each of them has between 3 and 6 tabs open. I know
> one of them has the Scribd manual - but how do I find it? In Xubuntu
> (where I am now) I simply go through the copies of Firefox one by one
> and look at the tabs. In Unity it is much harder to do that because
> they keep dancing around and I find myself looking at Emmanual Kant
> (please don't ask why I have Emmanual Kant there) three or four times
> until I find the right Firefox. I have similar problems if I have
> multiple copies of writer open.
> I know, I know. A bit of discipline would help a lot.

This right here...  I have about 20 Firefox instances open along with a 
few gedits and more. All are grouped on different workspaces in 
different orders on the taskbar by workflow.  If you work like this, 
Unity is just imposable.


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