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📅 2010-Aug-03 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ virtuawin ⬩ 📚 Archive

 

I recently ditched my dual display setup and moved back to a single widescreen display. The second display definitely helped while debugging code in Visual Studio. However, most of the time it was turning out to be a distraction, staying in my peripheral vision, while I was trying to focus on the primary display. The move to a single display felt right, thanks to virtual desktops.

Ubuntu comes with virtual desktops built in and it works beautifully. But, Windows 7 does not have built-in support for virtual desktops. I am using VirtuaWin, an excellent open source virtual desktop manager for Windows.

VirtuaWin is chock-a-block full of bells and whistles! I turn off all of them and just do the following: