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Re: Workspace Switcher problem in Fedora 9



On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:08 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 17:00 +0100, Dan Track wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 12:17 +0100, Dan Track wrote:
>> >> Hi
>> >>
>> >> I've just noticed that I can't increase the default number of
>> >> workspaces in fedora 9. The only way to increase them is by adding
>> >> rows, so where has the option to add workspace to the current row
>> >> gone, and how do I get it back?
>> >
>> > I'm not having this problem at all.  Try creating a separate, new user
>> > account, and see if that user has the problem.  If not, can your normal
>> > user write to the ~/.gconf/apps/metacity/general/ folder?
>> >
>> > Does this work?  (It should set the number of workspaces to 10, rows to
>> > 1.)
>> >
>> > gconftool-2 -s --type int /apps/metacity/general/num_workspaces 10
>> > gconftool-2 -s --type int /apps/panel/applets/workspace_switcher/prefs/num_rows 1
>> >
>>
>> Thanks for the reply. I've just tried running your commands. They both
>> ran without giving any errors but it didn't change my panel though. I
>> haven't had a chance to log out yet but I can do. Just so you know its
>> a new installation which I did yesterday - no fancy extra's from
>> external sources - all fedora. I've also updated to the latest
>> updates.
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>
> I'll have to give this a try from my laptop -- I'm actually running
> remotely over VNC right now so I can't enable desktop effects from here.
>
> --
Thanks for testing. Look forward to hearing from you.

Dan


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