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Re: how to increase the number of cirtual desktops?



On Sun, 27 Dec 2009, Ed Greshko wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 Dec 2009, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >>
> >>>   i'm embarrassed to ask this, but how does one increase the number of
> >>> virtual desktops in f12?  used to be there were 4, but with f12, after
> >>> a fresh install, there's only 2 and i've poked around under
> >>> System->Prefs and don't see a setting for that.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >> You should be quite embarrassed....  :-)
> >>
> >> Right click over the workspaces in the lower right corner and pick
> >> "Preferences".
> >>
> >
> >   wow ... that just blew away all of my desktops and quit
> > unexpectedly.  is there a Plan B?
> >
> >
> Strange.  Works fine here....
>
> Before or after it brought up the Preferences dialog box?
>
> Log out and log in and try again?  Or, I could find the file that gets
> altered....

  it's ok.  after trying that blew away a number of my icons on the
panel, i manually put them back and was allowed to increase my number
of virtual desktops.  grrrrrr.  but we're good now.

rday
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