Questions about increasing your productivity and efficiency when working with a computer.

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What are window-managers with good features for power-users? [closed]

Most window-managers copy the ideas of windows and MacOSX these days. But some have innovative ideas, that make the life much easier and the work faster done. I used long time Fluxbox - it was the ...
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3answers
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keyboard shortcut to select file in windows explorer

I typically go to the windows explorer using windowskey+e. Then I use Alt-D to go the address bar to type the folder name. Is there keyboard shortcut to directly go the file list on the right side ...
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7answers
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Google Chrome as alternative to Firefox [on hold]

I have been using Firefox for long time. Recently i had switched to chrome to find that its much faster than Firefox, but addons like greasemonkey, adblock plus, tweeterfox etc. keeps me wanting to ...
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1answer
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Can Launchy's Weby plugin work with Opera?

I want to use Opera as my default web browser because I really want to use the keyboard navigation feature. Using the keyboard (more) helps quell the tendinitis in my wrists. I use Launchy to launch ...
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4answers
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Recommendation for an OS X (or iPhone) work timing application?

I've checked out this question, but it refers to something a little different. I would like an OS X app that is like a stopwatch with multiple timers. So if I have five different project and I start ...
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5answers
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Making switching between Mac and PC each day easier

As I've started to use different operating systems at home and at work, I've found a few things that help. App Launching (Quicksilver and Launchy) Not having to mouse through folders or menus ...
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5answers
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clipboard manager which has logging and sticky items?

I use ClipX as a clipboard manager but it crashes in some Office Applications and soemtimes doesn't show copied items in its list. I liked it because it has a logging feature and sticky items. I am ...
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24answers
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Multi-monitor Usage [closed]

How many different applications do you use with a 2, 3, 4, 5 or more monitor setup? What's the most sophisticated multi-monitor setup you've seen? To be more specific, I would like to know exactly ...
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How to declutter and organize the cables on and under my desk? [closed]

Computer cables and external devices are a continuous source of frustration for everybody who likes a clean working environment. The more devices you add to your home office, the more disastrous the ...
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1answer
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Integrated Help - Merged Help Indexes

If anyone has had more than a couple of Microsoft tools or products installed (or a local install of the MSDN library) side by side, you might have noticed that opening help (hitting F1) or opening, ...