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Always on visible workspace : inconsistency?



I did not know how to « title » that, sorry.

In icon task list, if you have more than one workspace, right click on running app’s icon shows « only on this workspace » by default and you can choose « always on visible workspace ».

First issue :

  • you have to do it twice before the check button displays accordingly.

But it works, use workspace switcher applet and see calc always on screen. But…

Second issue :

  • as soon as you use Ctrl+Alt+ → or ← the check button goes back to « only on this workspace » although the « always on visible » feature still runs ok.

…now if you want your app’ back in « only on that workspace » you have to quit and relaunch it. And…

Third issue ( or my misunderstanding ) :

  • switching workspaces with ctrl+alt+arrows keyboard shortcut ends with more than needed workspaces. Let’s say I did not get how that « add workspace » feature works, explanations welcome :wink:


third issue - that is “dynamic workspaces” - ctrl alt + right will automatically create a workspace for you. If you dont use it, ctrl alt + left will delete the workspace. This is capability UB 18.04 specifically added - it is not a upstream budgie desktop capability.

The first two issues - I guess that is either budgie desktop issues - or GNOME based (since budgie uses the GNOME mutter window manager.