Ask the Readers: How Do You Take Advantage Of Virtual Desktops?

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 2nd, 2012

Whether you use one monitor or three, it can be quite useful to extend the reaches of your desktop beyond the physical space your monitor(s) allow with a virtual desktop. This week we’re interested in hearing all about how you deploy and use virtual desktop tools.

Image from the How to Get Virtual Desktops on Windows with Dexpot.

What virtual desktop tools do you use? Are there specific features that set them apart from other apps? More importantly, once you have the extra virtual desktop space to spread out in, what do you do with it? Separate work from play? Multiple the work? However you use virtual desktops, we want to hear about it.

Leave your best tips and tricks in the comments below and then check back in on Friday for the What You Said roundup.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/2/12
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