View Full Version : [ubuntu] How do I create Multiple Desktops in "Classic Gnome"?
March 16th, 2012, 01:19 AM
I had installed Ubuntu 11.04 and was very happy with it. I mistakenly upgraded to 11.10 and still have no problems except the default desktop. I followed many posts and went back to the Gnome Classic desktop, and it's okay.
However, I can't figure out how to create multiple desktops in that desktop environment. I suspect that it's easy, if I could figure out where to go to get the option.
March 16th, 2012, 01:48 AM
Im not so sure I understand. Desktop switcher?
If thats what you want just place your mouse cursor on a blank spot of the panel and while pressing Alt key, right click and add to panel.
March 16th, 2012, 07:08 PM
Thanks for the quick reply. I followed you directions and got the setup done. The display of the desktops appears as a lighter black in a black background. How to I change that? I tried a lighter theme, but that didn't help.
March 16th, 2012, 07:17 PM
give a right click on the desktop and choose appearance settings .
March 16th, 2012, 08:14 PM
Thank you very much -- that worked great and completely solved my problem.
March 17th, 2012, 12:33 AM
glad to hear that
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