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Scrolling continues across workspaces

If a start scrolling on an application in one workspace/desktop and then use the super + rightarrow to switch another workspace that has an application with scrollable content, the scrolling continues....
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I would like to switch workspaces by using the mousewheel

There is a very simple option that would help me greatly in order to achieve more producivity. I would like to be able to press the metakey and scroll down, and instantly go to the previous workspace, ...
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No animation when workspace switching on fullscreen Electron app

When switching workspace (Super + Left/Right), a scroll animation happens. However, if a Electron app is in fullscreen in one of these workspaces, the animation doesn't happen when entering it, ...
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Workspace switching preview instead of icons

How do I go about getting the workspace switcher to display a preview of the workspace instead of the icons of the applications running in that workspace? I want something like this: https://www....
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Fullscreen window behavior and workspaces

I've just installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and while I love the GUI there are a few things I need some help with, all related to the workspace / fullscreen application behavior (coming from MacOS): ...
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Attempting to customize keyboard shortcuts results in reproducible crash

I have a keyboard with no super key, but would like to move between workspaces. The following steps results in a crash. (1) System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Workspaces (2) Press any setting (...
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Using Multi Touch Gestures for Desktop Shifting

followed posts from Bulletmark and Neal Fennimore I can't get multi touch gestures working for desktop shifting. My process git clone http://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures cd libinput-...
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Can a window be shown on every desktop?

Just installed eOS (Loki), and I like it so far. I have one small question that I can't find an answer to online, though: In Ubuntu, there's an option in a window's title bar context menu to "...
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Are there different ways to create new workspaces in Loki?

Installed Loki a few days ago, and the biggest headache I've had was figuring out how to use the multiple workspaces feature. From what I read, Super-0 is supposed to create a new workspace, but that ...
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How to set applications to open in specific workspaces in Loki? [duplicate]

For example, Firefox should always open up in workspace 8, Emacs in 2 and so on. All methods online which use ccsm, gnome tweak, etc are geared to gnome or unity. Devilspie was suggested somewhere, ...
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Can I configure an app to be always visible across all workspaces?

This appears to happen with a lot of other apps like MonoDevelop, WebStorm, etc. The right click title bar "Always on visible workspace" is not available on any browser other than the default ...
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How to remove second workspace? [duplicate]

Whenever I launch a Steam game, accidentally press the Windows button and the right arrow key, or something else, it takes me to the second workspace, which comes default with elementary. I want to ...
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How to disable the empty workspace that appears when switching between them?

The only thing that's preventing me from using other workspaces (besides the main one) is that I can't switch between them properly. ALT+TAB will only switch between apps in the current workspace. ...
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When I switch to a different work-space, why does the dock indicate apps opened in the other work-space(s)?

For example, I open Chrome, Terminal in work-space 1 and I switch to workspace 2, the dock still shows that chrome and terminal are opened. This is a complete different behavior from Windows, where if ...
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Workspace grid view in Elementary OS

I would love to have a 3x3 grid view of my workspaces on Elementary OS Loki. I've found an gnome extension on this page but following the install instructions doesn't give me "shell extensions" so i ...
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Fullscreen videos & some apps are viewed in a new workspace [duplicate]

I have noticed a weird behavior on Loki. Some apps like Document Viewer or videos in Firefox are switching to a new workspace when chosen to be viewed on fullscreen option and returning to the old ...
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Cycle through all applications, across workspaces

I am running Loki with 2 monitors. I have workspaces only on my primary monitor. Also cycling through opened applications with Alt+Tab, I can only cycle through application on that workspace: Is ...
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How to change an order of workspaces?

Can I, for example, replace workspace 1 by workspace 3 in the multitasking view?
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Touchegg touchpad control

To make touchegg work, the gestures you do on touchpad are associated with an application. Example: touchegg.config <application name="All"> <gesture type="DRAG" fingers="1" ...
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Make pantheon terminal window appear on all workspaces

Somehow, I accidentally made one of my pantheon terminal sessions appear on every virtual workspace, and wanted to repeat this with another window - how do I do this? Right clicking the title bar of ...
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Can I make an application to start in another workspace automatically?

When I start an application, I want to move it automatically into another workspace. For example, when I type 'virtualbox' on terminal or on synapse-indicator, I want virtualbox to open in another ...
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Shift+Super+Right doesn't move current window right

I'm on elementary OS Freya. On Luna, one could use Shift+Super+Right to move a window from this workspace to the next workspace. In Freya, I've noticed that when I have multiple monitors connected, ...
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Workspaces seem to only apply to the primary display. Is this a feature or a bug?

I apologize for the wider screenshots than normal, but since this is a dual monitor question/problem, it's necessary... Recently my computer has decided that when I switch workspaces, anything on my ...