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Re: [SLUG] Intrepid mulimonitor setup
- To: Ben <shadroth@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Intrepid mulimonitor setup
- From: Jake Anderson <yahoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 14:20:25 +1100
- Cc: SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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you can make the 2 cubes as a setting in compiz
you need to install compiz settings manager to get that option.
xinearama is another way of getting 2 monitors into one X session,
basically it lets applications know that there are 2 screens rather than
one super large screen.
to move an app from one screen to another just drag it over.
The only other way is "seperate x sessions" but you probably don't want
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:21 AM, Jake Anderson <yahoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Multimonitors is broken on my Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings
run it as root
Thanks Jake, that works a treat. I forgot that option existed...
The default configuration where each monitor is a separate entity,
doesn't seem to work (I think this is Xinerama, but the box is not
I really like how each screen would be a separate 3D cube, but I can't
figure out how to move apps between screens (dragging icons on the
desktop is fine though). More importantly if I try to start Firefox on
the left (secondary) screen, then gnome-panel freezes and I have to
kill -9 it.
Twinview is working well though, and that will do fine.
I may play around with Xinerama later, as the features are really nice.