How to run an app on a secondary monitor

Sam Sebastian sebastiansam55 at
Sun Mar 11 03:15:13 UTC 2012

might to be too late but i always found that the builtin ubuntu tools for
this were more than adequate for this; you could have it mirror your screen
or have it attach as another screen, onto which you could drag other
windows/apps onto

On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Amichai Rotman <amichai at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I am about to participate in a computer fair at the local mall. I'd like
> to use only my netbook as my computer.
> I want to use the internal LCD for my own work and at the same time
> connect an external LCD monitor that will face the visitors, where I can
> run presentations and videos of my products.
> Cany you tell me how to set it up?
> I am guessing I have to set up the D-Sub as a separate X display,  but I
> have no idea how to do it...
> Thanks!
> Amichai.
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