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Spaces is gone, so you will need to open the mission control app and get situated to the changes. If you can't go into Mission Control, you can't create new screens since there is no longer a pre-defined grid of empty spaces waiting to be used as before. Not being able to get into Mission Control seems to be the root of your problem. Once you can enter ...
To display mission control, the trackpad shortcut is a four fingers swipe up (or three fingers according to the system preferences you set for your trackpad). You can also hit the F3 key (without pressing 'fn' key) to display mission control. Then, you should see all your windows. If you bring your mouse curser in the upper right coin of your screen, you ...
Do you actually have other spaces created? Ctrl+← and Ctrl+→ will work if you have spaces. To make a new space bring up Mission Control and hover the mouse in the top right, a + button will appear.
First off, I do not think that your file system is corrupted or broke. But you can verify this by booting from Recovery HD (to do this start your laptop while holding the keys "Command" and "r" pressed)(I am assuming you are 10.7+), you should then come to a screen where you can start Disk Utility. There you can run Repair Disk Permissions and Repair Disk. ...
Sounds like the file system is corrupt. You should launch Disk Utility and run verify on the disk.
you are on a laptop using time machine. time machine uses local snapshots on portable computers. they are stored at /.MobileBackups if you want to have a look and verify how much space it is consuming.
You can only move spaces which are non-active. For example, lets say you have spaces 1 and 2. If space 1 is active, you can not move it. You first have to select space 2 then you can move space 1 to a different monitor.
TotalSpaces allows you to assign spaces and their contents to specific monitors.
If opening a new finder window with Command/Apple + n doesn't work, ensure you don't have the Option "Open On ... Space" set for the Finder.
Just click on the blank desktop space to activate the Finder and then CMD+n -EDIT. Or Save this Applescript code as an Applescript Application. Drag it to you dock next to your finder iCon and click it when you want a new finder window. tell application "Finder" activate make new Finder window end tell
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