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Re: bash, xbindkeys and dual screen



On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 12:44:32PM -0400, Nguyen, Cuong K. wrote:
>
>> You're probably right that the DISPLAY is always :0.0. You need another 
>> way to toggle between 0 and 1. Try this:
>>
>> #!/bin/bash
>> swfile=/tmp/sw-file
>> if [ ! -f $swfile ]; then echo 0 > $swfile ; fi
>> echo $(( ! `cat $swfile` )) > $swfile
>> echo exec switchscreen `cat $swfile`
>>
>> Note that I just echo-ed the command because I don't have switchscreen 
>> installed. The $(( ... )) syntax allows you to evaluate mathematical 
>> expressions. Read "man bash"
>>
>> HTH
>>
> Works perfectly! Thanks HTH :)

Cuong, I'm curious, running dual-screen myself, about your setup. I am
running xinerama and that combines my two screens into one large
one. The mouse flows effortlessly from one to the other. I find it
works very well with a tiling WM (wmii here) and just love it. What do
you find to be the advantages/disadvantages to have two truly separate
screens?


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