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Virtual Desktops

  1. Aug 4, 2010 #1

    I don't know how many of you have played around with virtual desktops either in Linux or Windows environments. I realize that most virtual desktop software for Windows displays only one desktop on the monitor at a time.

    I am wondering whether or not it's possible to get one or multiple virtual desktops within a main desktop, so I can see both desktops at the same time. Kind of like Picture in Picture mode on TVs, except on a computer.

    If so, is there a free software I can download? So far I am using VirtualWin.

  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 4, 2010 #2
    In Linux compiz, there is an option to view all desktops at once. Although they were zoomed out a little bit, but you could drag files, icons, or opened apps from one to another.
  4. Aug 4, 2010 #3
    Thanks, but I'd like to do this in a Windows environment.
  5. Aug 26, 2010 #4
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