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Old 09-20-2007, 03:52 PM   #1
hal_baumgardner
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Question GNOME Workspace Switch from CLI


The problem
I have about 11 different Browser windows open for monitoring purposes, each one runs full screen in a workspace. I would like to set a cron job to toggle between each workspace.
I am also working on getting a better graphics card to allow me to run the 3d desktop environment.

I have done a fair amount of searching yet have yielded very poor responses.

Any help in this would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Hal
 
Old 09-20-2007, 11:15 PM   #2
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You can use the (very useful) xdotool to accomplish this. Since the keyboard command to switch to the next workspace is ctrl+alt+Right, in your script you use:

Code:
xdotool key "ctrl+alt+Right"
 
Old 09-21-2007, 11:39 AM   #3
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Thanks I will give that a try.... will that also work on the 3d Desktop?
 
Old 09-21-2007, 03:22 PM   #4
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Yes, it work with Beryl at least (just tried it).
 
  


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