Switch workspace

wmctrl -o 100,0
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; Actually wmctrl -o <width x Number>,0; to switch to that workspace

By: totti
2012-01-19 14:36:20

What Others Think

I don't have 100, 1500, 3000, or 4500 workspaces!
Fudo · 369 weeks and 6 days ago
Width in pixel. Eg: 1-> 1366 [from 1366x768 ] 2-> 2732 and so on upto N work space.
totti · 369 weeks and 5 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?
splante · 366 weeks and 5 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.
splante · 366 weeks and 5 days ago

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