[X2Go-User] Switching workspaces

Ulrich Sibiller uli42 at gmx.de
Tue Jan 2 19:33:21 CET 2018

On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 3:38 AM, Blake McBride <blake1024 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> New x2go user.  Wow!  And thanks!
> Both my server and client are running x2go and both are 64 bit
> LinuxMint/MATE.  I have two monitors on the client.
> Mostly, everything works great except I have two problems:
> 1.  When I chose full screen with Xinerama extension it comes up exactly the
> way I want on both screens.  The problem is, I want to be able to switch
> workspaces on the client host  but every time I do it changes workspaces on
> the client client instead.  I tried remapping the Ctl-Alt left and right on
> the client client, but that didn't matter.  How can I switch workspaces on
> the client host?

Well, you can't out of the box. But you can redefine the hotkeys of
either the inside or the outside desktop. We have some experimental
code that allows the inside session to handle these hotkeys but it is
not fully working yet.

> 2.  If I select "Use whole display" (1 or 2), I only get the upper left 25%
> instead of the entire screen 1 or 2.  (This used to work in but I
> had other problems with that).

Oh, that's weird. What do these two commands report on your local desktop:
- xrandr
- xdpyinfo -ext XINERAMA


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