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What's the best Virtual Desktop Manager out there for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Virtual desktop(alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,…) like linux on windows 7 Features that are important to me: Keyboard support Fast. Keyboard support Clean Keyboard ...
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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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Oversized (higher resolution) virtual desktop by scaling/zooming out for Windows (XP)?

Is there any virtual desktop for Windows (XP) which can emulate higher resolution by scaling/zooming out?
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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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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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How to map a virtual desktop to a monitor in a multiple monitor setup?

OS: Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Microsoft Windows 7 My laptop is plugged to a docking station that supports dual monitors, which I use extensively. I have windows placed where I want them. All is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Restore open applications, documents, and window state

When working on a project, I generally have a couple of Explorer windows open to relevant folders and a couple of applications (e.g. Eclipse and a form development tool) open to specific ...
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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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Ubuntu-style Multiple Desktops for Mac OS X

Is it possible to set up multiple desktops on a Mac?
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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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Move a screen from one virtual desktop to the other

I'm using the "Desktops" program by sysinternals. I'm wondering if it's possible to move a screen to one of the other virtual desktops?
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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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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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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 Virtual-Desktop Managers good or bad for system resources?

I am looking at Virtual-Desktop Managers for Windows 7. Right now it seems that VirtualWin is supposed to be about the best one available for use on Windows. I have never used anything like this ...
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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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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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Running Multiple Instances of Firefox

I am running SysInternal's Desktops 1.02 and FireFox 3.6.2. I have noticed that while I can have Internet Explorer 8 open in multiple virtual desktops, you can not do the same with Firefox. If you try ...
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Multiple Workspaces in Windows with Two Monitors

I have a dual monitor (soon to be a three-monitor) setup. I am running windows 7 and my machine is capable of anything (no worries about memory hogs or intensive cpu loads). What I would like to do ...
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How to get terminal windows to span multiple desktops in OSX

When I moved a terminal window from one virtual desktop to another, all of the terminal windows opened move with it to the new desktop. Is there any way to make them go on separate desktops? I am on ...
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Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows 7 [closed]

I'm surprised to still NOT see a build in feature to be able to utilized more then one desktop! I mean every popular OS has it build in! Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and I'm pretty sure many ...
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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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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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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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Are there any multiple desktops software for Vista? (similar to what is included in GNOME and KDE)

In GNOME and KDE, (and from what I hear, OS X aswell), you have a feature called multiple desktops. It allows you to have multiple screens of apps running, without having the same number of monitors. ...
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AutoHotKey and VirtuaWin window switching

I've got a AHK script that looks for an active Emacs window and switches to it. However, since I'm using VirtuaWin now, this script stopped working -- it only works on the virtual display where Emacs ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...
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Why windows went for so long without Virtual Desktops? [closed]

Windows has lacked Virtual desktop since it's origin (although Windows 1.0 had a tiling window manager :), and has required always the use of a third party application or a PowerToy (Windows XP+). ...
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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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How can I get virtual desktops (like Mac's Spaces) on my Windows 7 machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the multiple desktop utility you suggest for Windows? Virtual desktop (alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,...) like Linux on Windows 7 I make much use of ctrl-arrows to new ...
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Is there a way to move the current window to another desktop without using a mouse in OS X?

In OS X as I'm aware to move the current window to the next desktop, I'd click down on the title bar of the window to have it in move mode, and then while keeping the mouse button down, press ...