[ubuntu-uk] Open Terminal Command on Secondary Monitor
hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Mon Feb 23 16:34:47 GMT 2009
Thanks for all the help everyone. The command I'm using now that works is
'xfce4-terminal --geometry 80x25+1280+0 --fullscreen --hide-toolbars
--hide-borders --hide-menubar &'
which opens up the XFCE terminal on my second monitor (the first one
has a resolution of 1280x1024). I did have a look at wmctrl and
devilspie, and they look as though they would work, although
--geometry doesn't require an extra app so works better for me. Place
Windows also looks as though it would work, but as I said I don't
usually run Compiz.
Quoting Paul Sladen <ubuntu at paul.sladen.org>:
> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009, Paul Sladen wrote:
>> On Sun, 22 Feb 2009, Harry Rickards wrote:
>> > command .... to be opened on a secondary monitor from a terminal
>> Sadly, I tested "-geometry" with gnome-terminal and it doesn't understand
> However; formatting it as:
> gnome-terminal --geometry=80x25+1024+0
> *does* work!
> Why do one side of a triangle when you can do all three. Somewhere, GB.
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