Ubuntu KDE

Erik Bågfors zindar at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 06:30:58 UTC 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 00:11:54 -0500, Eric Dunbar <eric.dunbar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Expose (OS X, show all windows) would be one nice feature to see if
> > > it's not
> > > patented, fixed menu bars are another).
> >
> > Take a look at Kompose - http://kompose.berlios.de/ (for KDE)
> Anything that does "fixed menu bars" yet? That's a far more important
> productivity enhancement that's needed.
> I'm not always exactly a fan of the Microsoft way of doing things and
> menu-in-window is probably one of the worst work paradigms for laptops
> (I inevitably run FireFox in full screen mode since it at least gives
> me back all the screen realestate wasted by the GNOME dock, the menu
> bar and the window bar) (menu-in-window may be functional on extremely
> large screens but, then again, being nearly exclusively a laptop user
> I rarely find that I hook my laptop up to a truly large screen anyway
> (1200x1600 or bigger)... usually I just have a 2048x768 screen across
> the internal and external monitors but that's in OS X... I have no
> idea whether Linux can handle screen spannng across multiple monitors
> on my hardware... probably not since it's the same video card driving
> both monitors).

Don't know about your hardware but my laptop is running dual screen in
the way you want with the built in video card.

So it's possible with at least some cards.


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