Multi-monitor broken for me in gnome & unity

Justin Hart justin.hart at
Thu Apr 26 22:00:12 UTC 2012

Enabling xinerama and downgrading my nvidia drivers seems to have done
the trick.  I know that that's not super-informative.. but I have to
rush out of the office.  If anybody else is experiencing similar bugs,
drop me a line.

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Justin Hart <justin.hart at> wrote:
> Also, for reference Blackbox works great for me, but I want Gnome or Unity.
> Justin
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Justin Hart <justin.hart at> wrote:
>> The title says most of what I know about my issue.  I start Gnome or
>> Unity, and I get one screen with my desktop background, and working
>> UI, the others give me the classic x-org plain background and the X
>> cursor.
>> Current X config is as follows.  4 monitors, configured using
>> nvidia-settings, no twinview, no xinerama, absolute positioning, and
>> the positions are all set up from left-to-right with no overlap.
>> Justin

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