Ubuntu – How to turn on workspaces? (Why do I only have one workspace?)


It appears that Unity on Raring only comes with a single virtual desktop (aka workspaces) by default, and CCSM's Wall plugin has no way to add more. Is this configurable at all?

Best Answer

for 13.04 and later..

Workspaces are disabled by default in Ubuntu since 13.04. To enable them, open Appearance from the dash:

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Switch to the behaviour tab and check "Enable Workspaces".

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If you want to hide the workspace switcher see this question.