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Openbox : make 4 desktops 2x2

Strangely, my openbox default rc.xml file has keyboard shortcuts for the commands DesktopDown and DesktopUp, but it seems that the only configuration option for the desktops is their number (which is ...
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Dual Monitor + Virtual Desktop software (plus for cube)

I've recently purchased another monitor, my first one being a TV and being much larger. I now sit at a desk and use my shiny new 24" LED more often, but I like to extend the desktop into the TV. The ...
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virtualbox seamless mode on multiple monitors without VRDP

Is there any type of emulation software, like VirtualBox, VMWare, etc... that supports seamless mode on multiple monitors? I saw the other question but the answer involves connecting to the windows ...
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Virtual desktop for Windows that allow window assignment programatically

Does anyone know a virtual desktop software for Windows that allow me to start a program from the command line, and assign it to a specific desktop. I.e I dont want to start it in the current desktop ...
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Virtual desktops with multiple monitors

Is anyone using virtual desktops combined with multiple monitors? I somehow never got into virtual desktops because my machine at a time wasn't fast enough to switch them seamlessly. Also, I always ...
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Unique task manager per virtual desktop on KDE 4.5

I created two virtual desktops in KDE 4.5 and I would like to have a separate task manager (widget in the panel that displays the current opened programs) per virtual desktop. I could not find a way ...
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Is there any Windows screen recorder that works with multiple virtual desktops?

I'd like to record a virtual desktop screen while working on another one. Is there a video recorder which would support such a thing?
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Favourite Virtual Desktops Program for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual desktop(alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,…) like linux on windows 7 Since I recently upgraded to Windows 7, and being slightly irritated with the Vista & XP Virtual ...
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Virtual Desktop Manager that mantain taskbar order in Windows 7

someone knows a VDM that keeps taskbar order when switching between desktops? I have tested several applications but none seems to be even interested in the problem. Is incredible anoying when I put ...
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“Spaces” or Multiple Desktops for one Monitor on a Multi-Monitor system?

I'm running Windows 7 x64 and three monitors. I wonder if there is a program that allows me to create multiple Workspaces/Desktops and switch between them, but only on the third monitor? (As my main ...
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In KDE, stop virtual desktop changing when I click on the desktop

I'm new to KDE and am running KDE 4.7.1 on top of Arch Linux. It's fantastic however I have one problem - virtual desktops. Yeah I know there are those "activities" things which people say replace ...
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Gnome 2.32 Virtual Desktop Looping

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome 2.32 and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make the virtual desktops (workspaces) loop so that moving to the left when on the left-most desktop goes to the ...
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TightVNC virtual desktop on windows

I connect to my windows vista machine that runs TightVNC server. I want to set things up so that, the person who connects via VNC can use a separate desktop and another person can work on the machine ...
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multiple system trays like virtual desktops?

there's software to give virtual desktops.. programs like virtual dimension, or virtuwin. but what about a program to give each desktop its own system tray?
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Several desktops on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows 7 Windows XP, Windows 7, what is the best program to have several workspaces just like under Linux/GNOME?
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Which products can successfully virtualize Internet Explorer?

I want to find out which application virtualization technologies have successfully managed to virtualize Internet Explorer 8 and 9. I am looking for app virtualization, not OS. The list of products I ...
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Gnome3 predefining virtual desktops

I've been a loyal user of Gnome 2 for many years now. I wanted to try Gnome 3.Many things in G3 don't bother me at all; however, not being able to predefine virtual desktops really erks the hell out ...
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Virtual desktops with custom taskbar pinned applications

Is there a windows 7 application that enables to pin different taskbar applications by virtual desktop?
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Windows 7 Virtual Desktop Managers with Square Layouts

I'm looking for a virtual desktop manager for Windows 7 that reproduces the functionality of the built-in manager in Linux. Specifically, I want the ability to display the desktops as a 2x2 square and ...
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Software for virtual desktops in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Virtual Desktop Manager out there for Windows 7 So is there an application that creates virtual desktops decently, that anyone would recommend, ...
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What is the equivalent of Mac OS X Spaces for Windows?

I am looking for a utility that does the same task done by Spaces for Mac OS X. For who doesn't know it, it's a utility that allows you to create virtual screens in order to not have all the screens ...
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Embedded VNC session

What I need is to allow a remote user access to a host machine (Ubuntu) via VNC. The catch is that the user should only be allowed to use a specific software and nothing else. My solution for now is ...
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Virtualization Solution for Family Use

I'm trying to put together a solution for my family (wife + three kids). At the moment I have one newish desktop and a couple of aging laptops. There are always arguments over who should have the ...
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Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen - Delay

In Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen. is described how to switch virtual desktops by mouse. Is it posible to define delay after which vdestop is switched? ...
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Is there a Desktop Manager similar to Virtual Dimension?

Currently I'm using a very old version of Virtual Dimension with a several years old code base as desktop manager in Windows 7. It's open source, and has several benefits compared to several other ...
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Is there a way to get a larger desktop than the screen?

Is there any freeware out there that will allow me to run the desktop that is larger than the resolution of the screen? My situation: Win XP, Dell Mini 10, iirc- Intel GMA950 I need to use a netbook ...
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Multiple desktops in Windows

I'm running a program that uses WatiN to automate file uploads to different websites. I currently run it on a machine that I remote into via the standard Remote Desktop Connection in Windows - once I ...
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Getting higher resolution than Monitor supports

I have DG43NB mobo, that have onboard X4500 graphics. Its supports 1900 x 1200 Resolution. But my LCD monitor is only capable of resolution 1024 x 768. I have to test some websites in resolution 1900 ...
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are alternate shells for Windows stable?

I looked at alternate shells for WIndows that provide support for virtual desktops. I've found http://www.sharpe-shell.org and http://www.emergedesktop.org/ Are they stable enough to be used in work ...
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How to make a Linux program available on all desktops

In Ubuntu 10.04 running Gnome I can right click on any window and it gives me an option to show that window on all desktops, so even if I switch to a different virtual desktop, that window will always ...
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Change the zoom out view in compiz

When I zoom out to see all my virtual desktops using the expo plugin in compiz, it displays them side by side. I want to make the windows bigger. I have four virtual desktops and would prefer to have ...
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Good support to multiple desktops AND multiple monitors in Linux (Ubuntu or Debian)?

I'm starting to have A LOT of opened windows in my machine. Sometimes within a project, I have e-mail/task management/personal e-mail/twitter, and a lot of different opened applications/terminals in ...
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Which virtual desktop works properly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows 7 Virtual desktop(alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,…) like linux on windows 7 Hello i have tried few virtual desktop software but all had ...
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Two dimensional virtual desktop space in Ubuntu

Is there any way to create a 2-dimensional virtual desktop space in Ubuntu? The only control I'm seeing is the number of virtual desktops, but they seem to only go in a line. I'm used to having a ...
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Can I create a virtual machine on my laptop to be used with another monitor?

OK, the scenario is like this. I have my laptop and I have another user without a unit. He/she has only a keyboard, mouse and a monitor. Is there any way that I can make him/her use my computer by ...
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What are the Pros and Cons of using Virtual Desktops?

I have always loved the idea of virtual desktops, but have never been able to fully embrace them. Everytime I try to adopt virtual desktops I tend to find the context switching too jarring compared to ...
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Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen

I remember with older window managers you could switch virtual desktops by moving the mouse to the edge of the screen and your virtual desktop would change. So if you have two virtual desktops left ...
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How to get Compiz wall desktop viewer to show more than 2 desktops?

Since I've switched to KDE on my Ubuntu install (I guess for now I'm a Kubuntu guy) I can't see more than 2 of my virtual desktops in my Wall switcher. I can't even use the switcher to switch to the ...
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Using two screens and two desktops on Windows 7

My father wants to be a nerd and add another screen to his new Acer laptop. I think that is easy to do, but how could I make the original and extra-screen show different desktops. Aren't there some ...
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Activating Windows on a VM

I am working with Windows Server 2008 running on Virtual Desktop to develop SharePoint applications... I keep getting messages about Windows not being able to activate because the 'DNS name does not ...
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how to have a different wallpaper for different virtual desktops

I'm running Ubuntu Karmic Koala with gnome and have the standard two virtual desktops setup. I want to setup the background so that it either spans the two virtual desktops like a dual monitor setup ...
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Create virtual side screen in Windows 7

I am trying to set up a virtual side screen in Windows 7, like in Ubuntu where you can go to the left or right and have another desktop. Is there freeware that will accomplish this for me? Or options ...
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Virtual VNC screen/workspace

I've got one monitor (the family TV) attached to my Ubuntu 8.04 system, and when I need to work on it I usually VPN into it from another PC. However I'd like to be able to VPN in even when it's in ...
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Do window monitoring tools exist? [closed]

I'd like to find a tool that would monitor my windows (specifically across multiple virtual desktops), and popup an alert in, say, my currrent desktop whenever anything happens in another window ...