magnus at therning.org
Thu Oct 27 10:41:29 UTC 2005
I'm using Xinerama on my system as well, but I've stuck my Xinerama
stuff in the ServerFlags section:
On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 07:39:56PM -0700, AA wrote:
>Ok, but on my system it doesnt work this way, rather
>it gives me two monitors displaying the exact same
>thing. Can you look at my xorg.conf file to see what
>I may have set improperly? Or, can I look at your to
>compare the two and figure it out for myself?
>--- Luis Murillo <lmurillo at gmx.net> wrote:
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>> Hmm, actually no. I have that exact set up on my
>> box, it's not a mirror,
>> they are independant screens and I can drag windows
>> from one screen to
>> the other without any problem. If you don't enable
>> the xinerama option
>> on the xorg.conf then the screens will be separate
>> from eachother and
>> though you can move the cursor between them you
>> can't drag windows from
>> one to the other.
>> With the set up I have it looks like this:
>> The screen resolution MUST be the same for both
>> monitors or else it
>> won't work.
>> Btw, in that screenshot I'm using:
>> Window mannager: ion3
>> Other apps: irssi, xmms, gaim and gkrellm
>> The screenshot is a bit outdated though ;)
>> AA wrote:
>> > This just gives me two screens that are duplicates
>> > each other. I want two screens that are
>> > but can still have windows dragged accross from
>> > another, not two copies of the same screen. My
>> > xorg.conf is attached.
>> > --- Luis Murillo <lmurillo at gmx.net> wrote:
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>> >>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
>> >> InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
>> >> InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
>> >> Option "Xinerama" "On"
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