One surprising drawback of having virtual screens instead of dual monitors is that it's much easier to forget about something I had in progress on another virtual screen than if it was on the other monitor.

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@cks I ran into the effect of forgetting an activity without any virtual screens (which I do not use). It's enough for desktop windows to overlap so they cover some of them completely.

@cks I lose vi's all the time; I start a vi to edit a file and it complains it's open somewhere; in a tab in a terminal in a virtual desktop somewhere....

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