[gnome] Settings not saving - gnome classic in 12.10

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Help needed please! I have just done a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) and installed gnome running the "clasic" environment. All runs well except some things do no not allow me to same the settings: First noticed it with the "Weather Report" Applet. Changing the preferences does nothing (I wanted degrees C, not F). But more seriously, going into the workspace switcher, I tried to set it to 6 workspaces. It just stays as 4 (even though the applet now shows 6!) - Panning with ctl-alt-arrows just shows 4 Most of the other applets seem to work OK (so fa (Hardware)