Workspace refers to the space in which you can perform work within an OS or application. For MicroSoft Windows and Apple OS X this workspace is referred to as the [desktop].

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Is there a way to really “hide” a workspace?

sometimes when I am working with my fedora, people tend to peek in my screen and wonder what I am doing. So, I started using multiple workspaces, but then these friends started checking all my ...
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dual monitor: how to drag browser to external monitor?

I connected an external monitor to a HDMI socket on my laptop running fedora. When I move my mouse to the rightmost the mouse will be visible on the external monitor. I can drag terminal to the ...
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Files opened in SharePoint Workspace don't sync, but when opened via sharepoint in browser do

I'm working with a client using their Sharepoint site. When I access the site via a web browser I can open, edit and save files fine. Similarly, if I navigate to the SharePoint site in Windows ...
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gnome - move to last used workspace

I'm using ubuntu 12.04, with gnome 3.4, and with the "Workspace Grid" plugin, I separate all my application all over 4 workspaces - workspace1: email and messenger workspace2: browser workspace3: ...
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XFCE workspace switching delay

I made this thread earlier: Awesome wm slow when switching tabs Now I have installed xfce4 instead, but the problem seems to have translated to this DE as well. When I switch work spaces by scrolling ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: Open an application with another user's privileges in sudo (main) GUI workspace

I want to log in as the (main) sudo user... and in the terminal su - to another userB and use Firefox with the userB privileges in the main (sudo) user's GUI but in another workspace. Is this ...
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Workspace Navigation in Ubuntu 13.04

Folks I have this weird thingy, I assigned shortcuts to move a window to a numbered workspace, eg: Ctrl+2 will move the window to the 2nd workspace, but it just doesn't work, it just doesn't move the ...
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focus changes when changing workspaces in gnome 3

When I change between workspaces in GNOME 3 (I use fallback mode) either by using a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+arrow_key) or by clicking on the workspace icon in the taskbar, the window with focus is ...
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Workspace Cycling With Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Or Mouse Wheel On Windows

Many Linux distro desktops cycle workspaces with Ctrl+Alt+Arrow keys. Yet virtual desktops for Windows seem to only allow switching by indicating desktops by number. Is there a way to cycle with hot ...
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GNOME-like workspaces for Windows

I worked a lot in the GNOME environment in Ubuntu and really liked it. But, I had to move to Windows due to some reasons. Is there any program that can allow to me to switch between workspaces like I ...
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Auto back-up VS2005 workspace

All too often VS2005 will crash when compiling and I'll have to re-open it. That's all well and good, a minor inconvenience really. But the annoying part is that it remembers the opened files from ...
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Simultaneously switch tags as one screen in multi monitor setup

Just got setup with Awesome, after initial what-on-earth-is-this-thing confusion, I find myself liking it ;-) One issue that I'm struggling with is a feature that many likely prefer in a multi ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity: how to assign applications to specific workspaces?

I always use my last workspace (workspace 4) for email and instant messaging. In KDE I could use the window menu (right-click on title bar) to tell KDE to move new Thunderbird and Pidgin windows to ...
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Deleted Project from Package Explorer, but cannot import it because it is still in the workspace

A few months ago I had a whole bunch of projects in my Package Explorer which I didn't think that I would ever use. So I deleted them to make some more room. I am still using the same workspace from ...
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Invoke host's workspace switcher from inside VM

When I start a virtual machine (like VMware or VirtualBox) and set it full screen then, from the host OS (in this case Ubuntu), I can beautifully switch to it with the Workspace Switcher. So I switch ...
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How can Google Calendar notifications pop up in my current virtual desktop in RHEL6 (Gnome)?

I use 4 virtual desktops to organize my work (the standard workspaces that you can use with GNome). Email/Calendar stay in desktop 1. When a meeting is near to start, the notification notice pops up ...
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Switching Between Desktops does not Stick

I am using a MacBookPro and use the three-finger swipe gesture to move between desktops. However, this feature seems to stop working randomly. Interestingly though, when this happens, I am still able ...
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Change workspace directory of eclipse to www

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I have Eclipse Indigo installed. I have LAMP installed, with the localhost being /var/www. However, my Eclipse workspace location is /workspace. How can I change it ...
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Prevent X11 popup (chrome download icon)

I'm automating chrome and using it to download files from a specific website (I have to use chrome, firefox is no good). Despite chrome being on another workspace, it's download animation still ...
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How can I get programs to open in a different workspace from current?

If I click on a software icon on Ubuntu, or a menu entry, and then before the program opens I quickly change to a different workspace, the program opens not in the workspace in which I clicked the ...
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Storage Case or Organization Method for Sticks of RAM

I have piles of RAM scattered around my work area. Currently, they're not organized very well, nor protected against ESD. I was hoping to find out what others did to organize their piles of spare ...
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How can I set a minimum of workspaces which should always stay available in Gnome 3?

I have been using Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) with gnome-shell (Gnome 3) for a little while and I'm trying to get accustomed to it. Another question asked if the dynamic workspace creation in Gnome ...
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Workspace Switcher

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10. Since I did not like the Unity interface, I went back to using Gnome Classic with the Radiance theme. Everything looks good except for one problem: The workspace switcher ...
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Is there a Linux window manager that allows separate virtual desktops (workspaces) on separate monitors?

For instance, in Gnome, I can set up multiple Gnome workspaces. But when I add a second monitor, all I get is my current workspace extended onto the second monitor. I hate it. Every time I run a ...
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How to migrate perspective across workspaces in Eclipse?

I have created my own perspective in a workspace in Eclipse. But, when I start working on a different workspace I would like to have access to the same perspective. How do I migrate perspective from ...
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How to save window positions in GNOME?

I have to do a lot of programming and multitasking and to help I have multiple terminals, emacs and Google-chrome instances open over several workspaces on my gnome desktop. I have these all exactly ...
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Drag + hotkey to move windows to other viewports/workspaces with Compiz

I normally have Compiz disabled on my Ubuntu box. However, I decided to enable it so that I could get Windows 7's "Aero Snap" functionality. (Instructions on how to get Aero Snap with Compiz are ...
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Gnome 2.32 Virtual Desktop Looping

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome 2.32 and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make the virtual desktops (workspaces) loop so that moving to the left when on the left-most desktop goes to the ...
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Cannot delete bookmark to missing database in Lotus Notes 6.5

I was consolidating archives in Lotus Notes 6.5 and the shortcuts to my old archive files cannot be deleted now. The archive database still has the same name and is in the same location as before, ...
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How can I have different configuration in different workspaces in Ubuntu?

Is it possible at all to have different configurations in different workspaces in Ubuntu, like different files and shortcuts, wallpaper, panels, panel status (hidden/unhidden), etc.
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Switching between projects in Aptana 3

I have two large projects. Each project has a bunch of files, that should be opened in Aptana. When i close project A and open project B, i need to close a bunch of files from project A and to reopen ...
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How do I open a program from terminal and force it to stay in the same workspace as the terminal?

In my daily work, I can usually divide the task at hand into two or three subtasks, for example MATLAB programming, LaTeX typesetting and Skype communication. For this, I like to keep the different ...
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Multi-row Layout for Workspaces in Metacity

I'm looking for a way to increase number of rows in worskpaces layout. i.e. 3 cols and 2 rows. Using g-conf I can only change number of worskpaces horizontally, but not vertically, even if it seems ...
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Assigning applications to specific workspaces

I like keeping different applications on different workspace like : -Work item on one -Browser,messengers on one -Music , videos on one ( i keep switching between these ) Is there a way to ensure ...
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Alt-tab and workspaces on Mac OSX

I'm very new to Macs, but am very comfy in Linux. I've liked the ability on Linux to have multiple workspaces, so I can have my work windows open in one, and personal email open in another. On Linux, ...
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How to restore all the tabs that were open in Windows, after a reset, shutdown? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restore open applications, documents, and window state Is it possible to reopen all the applications, Folder explorer windows, and all other windows which were open ...
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Ubuntu/ Gnome : Open an application in a specific workspace

How do tell an application to open in a specific workspace? More info: I like to have my C++ IDE in workspace 2, my Java IDE in workspace 3, and my email, browser and miscellaneous in workspace ...
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Configuring Startup Applications in Redhat 5

I have a RedHat 5 OS and when it starts up, several gnome terminals starts up at specific workspaces and position. I wonder how I can configure my startup applications.
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Monitors with ambient light sensors [closed]

Looking for recommendations of any monitors (1920 x 1200) that dynamically adjust their brightness? I'm getting annoyed of having to alter my monitor settings several times a day!
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ubuntu 10.04 span window across workspaces

I'm using an old server machine as a linux box desktop, and as such I have a lot of power but not a lot of display options. I cannot increase my resolution past 800x600 and recently this has become ...
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Switch Applications Within One Space

Is there a way to set a key binding so that it would cycle application with a single workspace? Command+tab would go through all the spaces.
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How to configure Dreamweaver CS5 to run within a single application window

I hope an experienced Dreamweaver CS5 user can save me a little time. I'm running DW CS5 on OSX, and it has a toolbar that run across the top of the desktop. There is a combo box on the toolbar that ...
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Restore open applications, documents, and window state

When working on a project, I generally have a couple of Explorer windows open to relevant folders and a couple of applications (e.g. Eclipse and a form development tool) open to specific ...
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Ubuntu Terminal launch applications on different workspace

I am trying to write a group of bashscripts to launch a set of applications on different workspaces. Reason being so that I can for example set up a script that launches all my dev related ...
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Two dimensional virtual desktop space in Ubuntu

Is there any way to create a 2-dimensional virtual desktop space in Ubuntu? The only control I'm seeing is the number of virtual desktops, but they seem to only go in a line. I'm used to having a ...
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Good support to multiple desktops AND multiple monitors in Linux (Ubuntu or Debian)?

I'm starting to have A LOT of opened windows in my machine. Sometimes within a project, I have e-mail/task management/personal e-mail/twitter, and a lot of different opened applications/terminals in ...
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Accidentally ejected my Verbatim drive and can't get the icon back

I have time machine running on my iMac OSX v10.5.8 and also have a Verbatim 1TB attached that I use as a workspace/scratchdisk so I can manipulate large music files before I transfer them. However, ...
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How to disable control-alt-arrow Gnome window manager control for RedHat Linux

How do I disable the Gnome window manger keyboard control for control-alt-arrow (left, right, up, and down arrows) to scroll between workspaces? This is a key binding I use in Emacs and the window ...
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How do I create a hierarchy of terminals or workspaces?

I'm wondering if there is some way to create a heirarchy/tree of terminals in a screen session on Linux? I don't mind hacking on this, so if there is a project out there that's working on this, I'd ...
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Ubuntu 9.10/Compiz swap windows on workspaces (like taskbar shuffle for workspaces)

How can I move all the windows on one workspace to another workspace (all at once)? It doesn't seem to be possible from the gnome-panel applet (workspace switcher). Separately, can start me on the ...