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I have installed Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon – have been upgrading from Linux Mint 13. There is a feature:
I can move between workspaces by moving cursor to the edge of screen and holding it there for about 1.5 seconds.

It is very useful, but sometimes annoying. And I cannot find where to turn off it.

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You need to open Cinnamon Settings => Windows => Uncheck "Enable Edge Flip":

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thank you, terdon, it works! – Julia Dec 4 '12 at 17:03

I'm running 17.1 and the Edge Flip choice has been moved to the 'Window Tiling and Edge Flip' section of system settings, under the Preferences category. It's a checkbox titled 'Enable Edge Flip'.

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