Linux is a free and open source operating system, similar to Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac but these two are mostly paid. There are many distros for Linux and it be tempting for beginners to choose one. Linux Mint as any other Linux distro is a free and open source operating system. One of the major advantages and most handy features of Linux Mint is its ability to operate from a DVD or a USB flash; this is known as a live DVD or live USB. This feature gives the user the ability to try Linux Mint and even troubleshoot computers which are even using other operating systems like Windows and Mac.
If you’re new to Linux and wondering about what is a Linux distro; think of a distro as a distinct flavor of Linux that has its own advantages and in some cases its uses. For example Android is a Linux distro that is optimized for touchable devices (Phones, tablets, TVs, Cars and now watches).
This post will present a step by step guide on how to manage workspaces in Linux Mint.
Step One: First, go to Mint Menu → System Settings.
Step Two: You’ll be directed to a new window. Go to Preferences → Hot Corners.
Step Three: You’ll then be directed to a new window. In the new window check “Hover enabled”.
Step Four: Go to a workspace; go with your mouse cursor to the top-left corner of the screen to show all workspaces, then click a workspace to jump to.
Step Five: To open an application in a certain workspace: Move your mouse over a workspace to see all applications in the workspace, then select an application.
To add a workspace: Press the “+” sign on the right.
To edit a workspace title: Click on the title bar at the bottom of the workspace.
To move an application from a workspace to another: Drag the application you want to move from the original workspace to the new workspace you’re interested in.
These were some of the ways by which you can control the workspace in Linux Mint.