Unity and dual monitors?

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 05:55:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 1:18 AM, Rashkae <ubuntu at tigershaunt.com> wrote:
> On 10-10-28 01:08 AM, Christopher Chan wrote:
>> On Thursday, October 28, 2010 08:54 AM, Rashkae wrote:
>>> On 10-10-27 04:40 PM, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>>>> Does anyone here have any insight into whether Unity supports dual
>>>> monitors?  I have been trying it on my desktop but it only puts itself
>>>> onto one of my monitors and then crashes almost immediately.
>>>> What am I doing wrong?
>>>> Cybe R. Wizard
>>> Sorry that I can't answer your question.  But if you are experimenting
>>> because of the recently poorly announced news about changes for Natty, I
>>> would hold off a bit longer.  If you find (sorry, i didn't save the
>>> link) the actual Ubuntu design proposal, Ubiquity for desktop will be
>>> very different than the current Netbook version.
>>> One key difference is that Ubiquity plans to ditch Mutter and replace
>>> with Compiz, which many of us are already familiar with and comes with
>>> lots of hardware support and utilities.
>> Is it Unity or Ubiquity?
> Arrgh, I've been making that same mistake all day it seems.
> Unity, this is all about Unity :)
> And yes, things are shaking up.. It will be interesting to see what
> future versions of Fedora decide to use for default desktop when they
> get to Gnome 3.....No matter which way this goes, the future landscape
> of gnome direction is about to get a serious makeover.

Fedora's allergic to Ubuntu so it'll use gnome shell. Especially since
its developers will not want to contribute to unity if Canonical
persists on insisting on copyright assignment. The latter's one of the
main reasons (if not the only one) that it is dumping upstart and is
rolling out systemd.

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