Multiple Monitors, Same Workspaces
claydawg52 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 07:08:49 PDT 2008
Well it certainly isn't a checkbox... and I haven't found any tutorials on
It seems like it may need so driver cooperation too. Does X already have
the ability to add viewpoints to an existing instance?
P.S. Should have been "I don't believe this has" on that last email...
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Marius Gedminas <marius at gedmin.as> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:06:34AM -0500, Clayton Shepard wrote:
> > http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/11787/
> > Basically in a multiple monitor setup I would like each monitor to be a
> > viewport to the same instance of X and same set of workspaces. Each
> > could view any available workspace independently of the other monitors.
> > two monitors are displaying the same workspace then their views are
> > GDM and Compiz already handle windows larger than workspaces as well as
> > windows spanning workspaces which would make this setup very, very,
> > versatile.
> > I think the brainstorm has a more elaborate description; hopefully you
> > understand what I am trying to convey.
> > So I guess basically my question is what would it take to do this, and is
> > possible?
> I'm sure Compiz could do this, in theory.
> (This is actually what I initially expected when I first started
> experimenting with dual-head.)
> Marius Gedminas
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