Will H. Backman
whb at ceimaine.org
Wed Oct 26 21:19:51 BST 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of AA
> Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 4:05 PM
> To: Ubuntu Help and User Discussions
> Subject: Re: Dual Monitors
> This just gives me two screens that are duplicates of
> each other. I want two screens that are independant,
> but can still have windows dragged accross from one
> another, not two copies of the same screen. My
> xorg.conf is attached.
> --- Luis Murillo <lmurillo at gmx.net> wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > you have to add the xinerama to the xorg.conf file
> > So it should look something like this:
> > Section "ServerLayout"
> > Identifier "Default Layout"
> > Screen "Screen0" 0 0
> > Screen "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"
> > InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
> > InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
> > Option "Xinerama" "On"
> > EndSection
Given the warnings at the top of the file, what does hand-editing of the
file do to future updates? What is the best way do make these changes?
Can you enable these options using dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg? Is it
always preferred to use dpkg-reconfigure in debian-based systems if
-- Will "100 questions a minute" Backman
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