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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Ubuntu 20.04 - unity-tweak-tool workspace horizontal disallowance

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 onto my laptop, and I wanted to have more workspaces. I installed unity-tweak-tool and I set horizontal and vertical workspaces, however they don't really get ...
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SD card OS work environment useable on many machines

I am looking for a way set up an Windows 10 on an SD card, that I could use with different machines. How I would like that to work: SD card and all the data is securely encrypted I plug it into a ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon - Virtual Desktop (workspace) settings

I've a kind freshly installed Linux Mint (20.1 Ulyssa), and originally I had 4 workspaces, and I wanted to change, but it seems to be not so obvious from the GUI. I installed some panel application ...
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Zoom keeps following current workspace

I am using bspwm on debian. Because of pandemic, we have to use Zoom for online classes. Something annoying that happens is that when i switch workplaces on bspwm, sometimes the Zoom screen "...
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Change default path for VS Code workspace files [workspaceStorage]?

I am desperately trying to debug a Java Tomcat application, run in a local network of an enterprise, using VS Code, and am using a Tomcat extension to do the job: The Tomcat extension saves a ...
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Excel window does not fill the entire workspace

I have only one excel file open and it is maximized, however, I can see a good portion of the workspace behind it on the right side… how can I reclaim that screen real estate? This also happens if ...
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How to move windows desktops (workspaces)?

How do you move/swap/change order of Windows 10 desktops? Is there an ability to drag and drop them?
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Running Scripts without Interruption from Amazon Workspace Windows 10

I am running a Windows 10 Desktop Amazon Workspace. This is set to "always on". There are python scripts that I wish to run there indefinitely. However, the workspace will restart itself ...
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VSCode and git: how to use git for more than one project?

In VSCode, I have two folders open in a workspace each belonging to two git projects. How do I switch focus between the two folders so I can conveniently use VSC's git features on both folders?
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Connecting monitors in different rooms to same computer without Remote Desktop

I'm considering a Mac Pro. I spend a lot of time on my computer as my career is programming and my hobby is music production. My music production equipment is one one room, my work office is in ...
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AWS Workspace Windows Admin Access

Have created an AWS workspace that is Windows 10. Need to have administrator rights within Windows 10 to be able to view/edit the C: drive, etc. Have been reading the AWS documentation, but not ...
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Alt-tab does not switch apps inside Amazon Workspace on Chromebook

I'm using a Lenovo Chromebook, and one of the applications I'm using is the Amazon WorkSpaces Chromebook Client Application. My problem is that when I press Alt+Tab it switches out of the WorkSpaces ...
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In MacOS what is the keyboard shortcut to switch between applications in the same Desktop?

I'm trying to switch between applications in the same desktop. Is there a shortcut that already exists? Else how do I setup a shortcut that helps me accomplish this?
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How do I update workspace names without quitting icewm?

I'm using icewm on Arch Linux. Sometimes I want to add another workspace, or rename them. I edit ~/.icewm/preferences, then in an xterm do 'icewm --restart'. This usually picks up changes in the ...
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How to restore missing workspace after windows update?

Yesterday my office laptop has windows update. So I updated it. Then today, when I open my Lotus Notes my workspace has disappeared. Even on my left toolbar no workspace Icon. I try using a trick on ...
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Change Windows 10 shortcut for changing workspace

In Windows 10 there is a keyboard shortcut CTtrl+Win+Left / Right that changes between workspaces.  It works very well and fast when is it used when using a touchpad.  But, in a case when someone is a ...
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I want to archive the emails I have in the inbox before reading it. What is the solution for this?

I have an email that I opened with Outlook, I opened it with thunderbird and even opened it with BlueMail. For me, using each one of them is not different. It is important to me that I can archive the ...
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InCopy CS5 settings linger mysteriously somewhere

At work our team is stuck with an archaic version of InCopy (CS5 / 7.0.5) that won't be upgraded. We have to "hotdesk". For a long time the PCs all had just local windows accounts with a common ...
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Linux subsystem responsible for workspace handling?

Update: This question may have been driven by some bad assumptions. I've closed the loop with an answer. I'll leave the question in place in case anyone else jumps to similar conclusions (or can add ...
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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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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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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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