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I worked a lot in the GNOME environment in Ubuntu and really liked it. But, I had to move to Windows due to some reasons.

Is there any program that can allow to me to switch between workspaces like I did in GNOME?

  • This is now default in windows 10, the icon is next to corona. – saurabheights Apr 18 '18 at 12:41
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Microsoft Sysinternals Desktops

  • This is a pretty nice solution – Alex Nov 17 '13 at 10:00
  • Now if only the Windows key in Win8.1 wouldn't catapult you back to the first desktop :( This is my primary way of launching any application via the keyboard. – Alexander Rechsteiner Mar 14 '14 at 10:24
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    Actually, it's pretty terrible. It's always launching stuff, like browser windows, back on the original desktop. – William Gunn Nov 7 '14 at 23:31
  • @WilliamGunn Windows 10. No more problems.. – David Marshall Nov 9 '14 at 10:52
  • Also found it here: howtogeek.com/195962/… - very useful :) – Wilf May 25 '15 at 15:52
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I've used VirtuaWin with good results ...

http://virtuawin.sourceforge.net/

"VirtuaWin is a freely distributed program and is licensed under the GNU General Public License."

  • Yes! Since Sysinternals Desktops has no solution for running multiple instances of Firefox this is what I would also suggest. Furthermore it has more config opportunities. A single contra to mention: Desktop switching appear to be a little slower. – Simon Apr 7 '16 at 6:59
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Dexpot is a versatile desktop manager for Windows that is free for personal use. Most versions of Windows are supported. Through plugins it's possible to get Compiz-like effects like the rotating cube. I've had good results with it.

http://www.dexpot.de/?id=download

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