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How to connect two monitors to a macbook pro?

I have a 13" macbook pro, and I need much more space right now, so I decided to buy two smaller monitors. (these from LG). But I don't really know how will I connect them. I've seen some products ...
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What is the best way to maintain software tool chains?

Short Question What is the best way to create, maintain, and distribute software development tool chains? Background I am trying to develop a workflow / process to create an isolated environment in ...
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Virtualization of multiple command line tools

Short Question Has anyone had success virtualizing multiple command line tools in Windows? Background In a previous SU Question I asked how to setup isollated work envrionments. The over all ...
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Is it possible to create an isolated environment to install 3rd party application into?

I am looking for a utility / method to install 3rd part applications, such has embedded compilers, into its own isolated environment, including registry. On Mac OS X I use homebrew to achieve this. ...
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What kind of eye wear can I use to protect my eyes from being irritated from staring at a screen all day? [closed]

Many of us stare at computer screens all day. Lately, my eyes have been irritated from prolonged staring at my computer screens. Does anyone use or know of any eye wear technology that helps with ...
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Looking for “pad” for my keyboard + mouse in a multi-monitor setup

I've got 2 large monitors. My keyboard and mouse are in the middle of my desk which is appropriate for work on both monitors but when I want to focus on one of them only (say that I'm writing in MS ...
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How far from the computer screen is it recommended to sit?

I would like to know if there is any recommendations about how far from the computer screen it is good (healthy) to sit when I work in front of the computer long days. In an ergonomic perspective.
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How to create a silent work environment?

I would like to set up a new work room for me. And I want it to be as quiet as possible. What should I do about my PC? I don't need physical access to the PC. I would favour putting it into another ...
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What's the correct monitor height for large monitors?

Conventional ergonomics guides suggest aligning the top of the monitor to where the operator looks at straight on. It seems doubtful that that still applies to today's 24" and 30" and larger ...