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Re-enable Workspace Scrolling Using Your Mouse Scrollwheel

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Annoyed that in Karmic you can no-longer switch between desktops using your mouse wheel? De-annoy yourself thanks to this easy fix.

  1. Open up CompizConfigSettingsManager
  2. Go to ‘Viewport Switcher’
  3. Choose the ‘Desktop-based Viewport Switching’ tab
  4. Enable ‘Move Next’ 
  5. Set it to ‘Button 5’
  6. Enable ‘Move Prev’
  7. Set it to ‘Button 4’

You can now scroll through your workspaces with your mouse wheel again. 

Credit goes to Dan who belittled me because i didn’t know this