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From: Kfir Lavi <lavi.kfir@×××××.com>
To: Jonathan Reed <jreed777@×××××.com>
Cc: Antonio Paiva <arpaiva@××××××××.edu>, gentoo-user@l.g.o, fluxbox-users@×××××××××××××××××.net
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: [Fluxbox-users] dual monitors and dual desktops
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:16:17
Message-Id: CAHNvW1+hecQNqBuJtej477dh-kdFjgQNG3BeHjayZQdk0qRiTw@mail.gmail.com
Hi,
I have i915 and its compiled in with kms support

Kfir

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Jonathan Reed <jreed777@×××××.com> wrote:

> Do you have an nvidia video card? If so I would recommend running > nvidia-setting to configure your displays. This is what I use after > trying {a,x,g}randr. I found it a little easier to use with an on-screen > view of how my monitors would display. Look under the "X Server Display > Configuration" section. It should be fairly easy to set up. I launch it > from my startup file because writing out the config to xorg.conf after I > change my display layout doesnt succeed for reasons i cant remember. > > > On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Kfir Lavi <lavi.kfir@×××××.com> wrote: > >> Thanks for your reply. >> This program does just what xrandr does. >> I didn't find a way to separate screens. It seems to define by default a >> virtual workspace, and let you just put both screens in this virtual >> workspace. >> The command at the bottom of this mail does just that. >> >> I want that the monitors will not show the same workspace. Both should >> show different desktops. >> It is like running xorg twice. >> >> Kfir >> >> >> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Antonio Paiva <arpaiva@××××××××.edu>wrote: >> >>> Try arandr. >>> I have the same setup and arandr does the job perfectly. Moreover, it >>> saves the settings as script that you can call upon boot. >>> >>> Regards, >>> Antonio >>> >>> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Kfir Lavi <lavi.kfir@×××××.com> wrote: >>> > Hi, >>> > I have a laptop and an external monitor. >>> > I would like to have both monitors showing different desktops. >>> > My aim is to have IRC and Email client on one side, and my shell and >>> > programming stuff on the other side. >>> > Currently I managed to do a big virtual workspace with XRANDR, but it >>> > stretches the browser and it is hard to setup correctly. >>> > I'm a Fluxbox user, and didn't find a way to define that starching the >>> > window, will not stretch outside of the monitor I'm on. >>> > This is why I would like each monitor have it's own desktop. >>> > >>> > Thanks, >>> > Kfir >>> > >>> > virtual dual monitors: >>> > xrandr --output LVDS1 --primary --mode 1280x800 --pos 0x0 --auto >>> --output >>> > VGA1 --mode 1920x1080 --pos 448x0 --primary >>> > >>> > >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ >>> > Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. >>> > Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics >>> > Download AppDynamics Lite for free today: >>> > http://p.sf.net/sfu/appdyn_sfd2d_oct >>> > _______________________________________________ >>> > Fluxbox-users mailing list >>> > Fluxbox-users@×××××××××××××××××.net >>> > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/fluxbox-users >>> > >>> >> >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> Everyone hates slow websites. So do we. >> Make your web apps faster with AppDynamics >> Download AppDynamics Lite for free today: >> http://p.sf.net/sfu/appdyn_sfd2d_oct >> _______________________________________________ >> Fluxbox-users mailing list >> Fluxbox-users@×××××××××××××××××.net >> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/fluxbox-users >> >> >