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Switch workspace

Terminal - Switch workspace
wmctrl -o 100,0
2012-01-19 14:36:20
User: totti
Switch workspace

For a demo try

wmctrl -o 100,0; sleep 3; wmctrl -o 1500,0; sleep 3; wmctrl -o 3000,0; sleep 3; wmctrl -o 4500,0;


wmctrl -o <width x Number>,0;

to switch to that workspace


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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

I don't have 100, 1500, 3000, or 4500 workspaces!

Comment by Fudo 283 weeks ago

Width in pixel. Eg: 1-> 1366 [from 1366x768 ]

2-> 2732

and so on upto N work space.

Comment by totti 282 weeks and 6 days ago

Isn't "workspace" the Gnome name for "desktop"? I'm a KDE guy but I have four desktops configured and each one has its own windows open. If I click on another desktop (on my taskbar) those windows go away and the windows on the new desktop appear. If that's the same as workspaces, can't you just use the -s parameter on wmctrl and avoid multiplying by the screen width? If not, what's a workspace?

Comment by splante 279 weeks and 6 days ago

I do like the wmctrl command though. I didn't have it installed and wasn't aware of it. Now I do and am. Thanks.

Comment by splante 279 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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