Workspaces refer to the grouping of windows on your desktop. These virtual desktops increase the size of your working area. Workspaces are meant to reduce clutter and make the desktop easier to navigate. This simple tutorial shows how to change the number of workspaces on Ubuntu Unity.

  • 1. Install the unity tweaking tool MyUnity from Ubuntu Software Center.

  • 2. Launch MyUnity and navigate to desktop tab, at bottom you’ll find the scroll-bar control vertical and horizontal workspaces number.