[ubuntu-uk] Screen resolution problems on dual-monitor setup

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 10:04:25 UTC 2011


On Aug 11, 2011 9:19 PM, "Colin Law" <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> On 11 August 2011 19:29, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> > For this reason, I position my smaller screen aligned with the top of
> > my larger screen. That way, under Unity, I get the top panel/menu bar
> > on both monitors, and there's nothing to "fall off" the bottom -
> > unlike classic GNOME. Works rather better than classic GNOME, in fact.
>
> Once or twice I have accidentally dragged a desktop icon into the off
> screen area and had to move the screen down to find it again.  In fact
> the system had a tendency to create icons in the offscreen area at one
> time, but that has not happened for a while so perhaps the code has
> been improved.

I can see that would be highly irritating! I manged it in the GNOME 2 days
but oddly not since. Sometimes you can lasso a group of icons including
off-screen ones & drag them all up a bit - agree a few tries, that aforesaid
worked for me.

- LP
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