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Re: Workspace Switcher problem in Fedora 9



On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Dan Track <dan track gmail com> wrote:
> 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
>
Hi Paul,

Just wondering if you had a chance to test this?

Thanks
Dan


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