[ubuntu-uk] Fiddling with System

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Aug 18 10:11:23 BST 2008

Ken Adams wrote:

> I now have a fully working second desktop on the Dell Monitor, Fully
> functional with its' own taskbar etc. Very handy for watching video
> files and still having a fully functioning EMPTY desktop on my main
> monitor.
> Just thought I'd pass on my findings to show it can be down EASILY,

But do you have an independent mouse and screen for that other desktop?

I also tried this and I could get as far as getting things like mplayer 
working by specifying which desktop to use but I wasn't able to get 
independent mouse/keyboard control on that desktop using a USB mouse & 

I gave up in the end.


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