Workspace switcher 18.1

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Workspace switcher 18.1

Post by oldcity13 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:12 pm

Mint 18.1 updated.
How to activate the workspace switcher.

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Re: Workspace switcher 18.1

Post by Penn » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:10 pm

I would guess it is different depending on the desktop environment (Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, KDE).

In Cinnamon just right click the panel and choose "Add applets to the panel" then scroll down and choose workspace switcher and then click the add to panel button.

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Re: Workspace switcher 18.1

Post by MintyO » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:23 pm

In Cinnamon there's another applet too, expo, which shows you grid view of your workspaces and let's you drag and choose open windows. It can be activated also by right clicking the one, Penn mentioned. Xfce only has workplace switcher if I recall correctly. You can add "hot corners" too if you like: by going to corners of your desktop, or going and clicking, activate some function of you choosing. You'll find it in settings (Cinnamon at least has it).
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Re: Workspace switcher 18.1

Post by Penn » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:46 pm

Another way to launch expo in Cinnamon is alt+f1.

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Re: Workspace switcher 18.1

Post by tenfoot » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:06 pm

In MATE just click on the Panel and choose Add. Scroll down the Menu to the end until you see Workplace Switcher. Highlight and click on Add. Job done!
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