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I am using CentOS 6.4 with GNOME desktop. How can I increase/decrease number of Desktop workspaces?

Are there any tools available for that operation ?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Have you try this?

If you right-click the workspace switcher and choose preferences, you can adjust rows and columns from there.


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Thanks. its worked . – Raja Aug 12 '13 at 13:28
I tried this, but when I increase/decrease the number of workspaces don't change. Is there someway to access this tool via the terminal so that I can grant sudo access when I open it? – Veridian May 28 '14 at 16:42

Install gnome-tweak-tool (live.gnome.org/GnomeTweakTool). Go to Shell tab on the left. There is "Dynamic workspaces" and workspace number options. Thats the one I use to make such changes on my desktop.

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This doesn't make very much sense. CentOS is a Linux distribution. – mattdm Aug 16 '13 at 2:51
Sorry, I meant on Ubuntu (that's the only distribution I've used) – user2685611 Aug 16 '13 at 11:53

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