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Re: ..solved: two video cards on Squeeze

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 03:25:28PM +0200, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > Actually, I now need to figure out how to make the two screens act as
> > one.  Currently, I can open applications on either screen but I can't,
> > for instance, drag an application from one screen to the other.  I'm
> > not sure if I can do that with separate video cards, though.
> > 
> > -Rob
> ..well, play with the GUI menus, e.g. KDE's "System Settings" -> 
> "Display and Monitor" -> "Multiple Monitors" or Gnome's (AFAIR)
> "System" -> "Preferences" -> "Display and Monitor" etc as you 
> fool around with the plug-'n-play things 'n see what happens. ;o)
I've tried gnome-display-properties as well as lxrandr.  Both only
detect one monitor.  But it depends on which of my monitors I launch the
application from.  In other words, they only detect the monitor on which
the application is running.

So I guess I have something fundamentally wrong in my xorg.conf, or this
is just not possible with separate video cards.

Something even more interesting:  I set up fluxbox to show workspaces
1-4 on my primary monitor, and workspaces 5-6 on my secondary monitor.
Fluxbox lets me "send" a window to a different workspace, but I can't
send from workspace 1 to workspace 5 or 6.  I can only send to a
different workspace on the same monitor.


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