"You're a busy professional, right? And all day you have to work
with multiple applications at once. A Web browser for doing
research, an email client for keeping in constant contact with
colleagues, an office suite, a graphics program, and the list goes
on. All of these applications take up valuable desktop space. Since
you are now familiar with managing desktop application windows,
things couldn't get any easier right? Wrong! The Linux desktop
offers an added feature called virtual desktops to ease your
multitasking woes. Let's take a closer look.
"Virtual desktops are multiple desktop areas. This is much like
having multiple computers. Applications can be sorted by running
them on separate desktop areas. For example, you can set up a
virtual desktop for each group. You can set up a separate virtual
desktop for Office applications, email, graphics, etc. Then, to
move between applications, simply switch desktops without the need
to minimize, maximize, or shade the application windows..."
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