[plug] Tiled window managers
scott at assuretek.com.au
Thu Sep 16 21:49:59 WST 2010
I use ubuntu 10.04 (gnome). All I do is enable the other monitor
(in preferences) and I can drag between desktops. They are separate and in
my case different geometries. I use a netbook when I am on site and
often commandeer another monitor. I can even move the smaller monitor to
match the physical location of the bigger monitor so the mouse moves
seamlessly from 1 monitor to the other.
In the old days it was harder and I needed to use twinview using Nvidia.
Nowadays is seems to just work.
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On 16 September 2010 21:24, Brad Campbell <brad at wasp.net.au> wrote:
> On 16/09/10 20:42, Russell Steicke wrote:
> Where I work we have workstations that have the setup you desire,
>> running gnome. They have nvidia dual head cards, and they get
>> configured using the nvidia-settings program. The trick here is to
>> disable xinerama, and the two monitors then appear as two separate X
>> screens, :0.0 and :0.1. They get their own panels and are
>> independently switchable between desktops.
> Can you drag windows between desktops?
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