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Questions tagged [workspace]

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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Linux (Ideally Mint/MATE): How Can I Avoid Moving Several Chrome Windows to Different Workspaces When Chrome Restarts

Chrome has a nifty feature where it saves all of your open windows. When you close Chrome (either on purpose, or because your house's electrical system is terrible and your wife tried to make tea and ...
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TFS Server workspace issue, deleted items show up

We are seeing some very odd things happening in TFS – do we have any server shared work spaces between any of us? Dev2 did a ‘Get Latest’ on a checked in project that I had been working on – and I ...
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Open multiple firefox instances on distinct workspaces

I want to setup a "working environment" with a little bash script. So starting pycharm on first working space and 3 firefox browsers with distinct profiles on workspaces 2,3,4. Of course its not a ...
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KDE - Cannot access the taskbar due to a wrong setting. How to restore it?

In KDE Plasma 5 I set the option to let the taskbar disappear automatically, AND the option to switch workspace touching the borders of the screen. This second feature has the priority over the first ...
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Keep windows x screen running after I log out of aws workspace

I am running windows x aws workspace, within the windows I am running some .exe(say this is A.exe) that constantly checks what's on the screeen and interacts with contents on the screen. With AWS ...
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How to update firmware on a PCoIP Zero Client

I have purchased the following model zero-client: 10ZIG V1206-P ZERO CLIENT The client has firmware version 5.0.2 but I need to update the firmware to 6+ to connect it to an amazon workspace. I ...
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Lubuntu; switch between screens on a time loop

Im going to a conference and I want to set my laptop to cycle between the four standard workspaces/screens on an automated time loop. I can do a bit of python, so thats a good answer for me, I guess ...
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Multiscreen and workspace issue

I'm having a recurrent issue with my multiscreen setup with Mac. I have a mac book pro with 10.13.4 sierra OS. About my issue, I two additional screens connected through HDMI with two USB-C Digital ...
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xubuntu: stop application window from going to the next workspace

I am using xubuntu 17.04 with the xfce interface. Having multiple workspaces, it seems that when I drag a window to the edge of the screen, my screen changes to the next workspace. Is there a way ...
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A shortcut to move a window between workspaces in LXDE

Is there a way to move an app window between desktops via keyboard shortcut(s)? I mean something like Ctrl+Alt+Shift+→ (right arrow) to move the window to the right desktop, and/or Ctrl+Alt+...
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How to make each Window assigned to a particular Desktop in Mac spaces

Whenever i put the window in their desktop, after a while i notice the location of window changed by itself. Any way to make it stay assign to a single desktop forever?
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Showing Workspace Preview

How can I have a preview of a particular workspace on the current desktop? Sort of like a PiP (picture-in-picture) See the following ASCII art: ____________ || __ | || |__|| || | ||...
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How can I pin an application to a workspace in Gnome 3?

I am using a static workspace layout in GNOME 3.18 with the "workspace grid" extension (because I can't stand vertically-stacked workspaces). It would be great if, when I started an application, the ...
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Way to vertically extend windows on one half of split screen onto other half

I have a wide TV as a monitor and am looking for a way to divide the screen then extend the windows of applications on one half of the screen onto the second half of the screen. In other words, turn ...
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Broke Amazon Workspace Client By Using Remote Desktop Connection

While I was logged into my Amazon Workspace via the Amazon Workspace Client for Windows 10, I attempted to login using my RDP (Remote Desktop Connection) app. I opened the RDP from the same machine ...
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How do I restore a deleted Adobe AfterEffects built in workspace?

I was trying to tweak the After Effects UI panels by creating and saving custom Workspaces. However the list became bloated and I decided to quickly delete off some workspaces. However I just ...
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How to set a window to display on every workspace on OS X?

I have 2 screens and 4 workspaces. I'd like one screen (which displays only 1 window: a terminal) to be "pinned" and do not change when I switch workspaces (only windows on the other screen should ...
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Eclipe Kepler crashes while opening file

When opening a file in Eclipse Kepler, the files opens for a split second and closes?? How can this be fixed? I have tried removing /workspace/.metadata/.lock but it still crashes when opening a file
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“Pin” a workspace on external monitor (projector)

I would like to have a setup with two workspaces and two monitors (built-in screen and a projector). I wish to have the second workspace always visible on the projector while being able to switch ...
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wmctrl command to create new workspace

Is there a wmctrl command to create a new workspace? I want to have a button at the end of my workspaces in my bar that will open a new workspace. Here is a screenshot of my bar so you know what I am ...
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Remote Desktop switch workspaces on host (Windows 10)

I have two machines, both windows 10, I'm remoted into one machine. On the local machine I have multiple workspaces and can switch between them using Ctrl + Win + left/right arrows, really snazzy. ...
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How to modify windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts?

As a Linux user, I'm a heavy workspace user. Windows 10 has that, but I would still like to switch between them the way I do in Linux, where I use ctrl+alt+right or left to switch between workspaces. ...
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How can I switch between workspaces with 3 fingers touchpad in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am looking for a way to change between work spaces with my touch pad, I have found other questions like this, and I have tried this solution, but EasyStroke and Touchegg do not work. I have an ASUS ...
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How to set workspaces with different resolution

I have only one monitor, but I want to set two workspace with different resolutions. Because some window is too large for the native resolution of my monitor. How can I do that?
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OS X Yosemite - is there a way to name different spaces?

I assume the purpose of using multiple spaces (desktops, those that you create when in mission control) is so that you can organize different tasks into different spaces. But is there a way to name ...
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Is it possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces?

I was wondering if it is possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces. Also I would like the app-switcher to show only the apps that are working on the current desktop I'...
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how to change workspaces with touchpad gestures in touchegg on linux mint

I tried this instructions with touchegg: https://askubuntu.com/questions/92169/to ... -workspace My goal is to be able to change between workspaces with touchpad gestures(My sugested gesture for this ...
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Unite windows to show them by Alt-Tab

I use several related windows for work, tilted at foreground as an entire complex workspace. Then I press Alt-Tab to switch to the browser, my workspace windows got lost: one appears while others are ...
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Does IntelliJ IDEA have the concept of 'workspace' similar to eclipse with multiple maven projects open in parallel?

I have used Eclipse for years and started using IntelliJ IDEA today. I'm used to being able to import multiple maven projects into a workspace and see them all in parallel. I imported a maven ...
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Turn all workspaces into windows or split screen to show several workspaces at once

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm a long time Windows user, I was used to have a lot of windows open at the same time, I was told I could use workspaces in linux to replace the need for ...
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How can I keep KeePassX *always* on the current workspace?

I use KeePassX as my password manager. I am running GNU/Linux Mint with Xfce. I like to keep KeePass always on the visible workspace (which I can do by selecting that option after right-clicking the ...
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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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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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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 ...