September 29, 2014

Terminal Commands To Initiate Gala Windows And Workspaces Actions

Open a Terminal and try the next commands :

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:1
Luna : Workspace Overview ( keep Enter pressed ), Freya : Multitasking View

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:2
Terminal maximizes

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:3
Terminal minimizes

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:4
Slingshot-launcher opens

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:5
Show Desktop

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:6
Window Overview

dbus-send --session --dest=org.pantheon.gala --print-reply /org/pantheon/gala org.pantheon.gala.PerformAction int32:7
Show All Windows

Desktop files for Show Desktop and Workspace Overview are provided by package elementary-plank-extra :

Freya : https://launchpad.net/~versable/+archive/ubuntu/elementary-tweaks-isis
Luna : https://launchpad.net/~versable/+archive/ubuntu/elementary-update

3 comments:

  1. Thanks! Can we move desktop to right and left with any command?

    Thanks!

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  2. Thank you very much! It's brilliant!!!

    ReplyDelete