Control monitor to be used
tony.makkiel at convergeddevices.net
Wed Aug 20 02:17:01 PDT 2014
I am sure there has been lot of forums with similar question. I couldn't
find answer for what I am trying to do.
I have one external monitor connected to laptop using VGA.The setup
works fine as an extended monitor. I want to control the monitor
application's graphical interface is started. Both the monitors comes up
as Screen0 and $DISPLAY=:0.0.
xclock -display :0.1
Error: Can't open display: :0.1
Does anybody know how can I do it please? I am told "devilspie" can be
used for the purpose. Although, I am experimenting with ubuntu laptop,
the method is eventually to be used for an embedded devices. So I would
prefer to avoid any new application, unless that is the only way.
I noticed, in Ubuntu (12.04, gnome-classic) any application with
graphical interface once started, is displayed in the monitor where
mouse pointer resides. I am after the exact method. But not sure how.
Thank you in advance for any suggestions.
Following is my xrandr output (My laptop does not have a
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 32767 x 32767
LVDS1 connected 1920x1080+1920+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
axis) 344mm x 194mm
1920x1080 60.0*+ 59.9
1680x1050 60.0 59.9
1360x768 59.8 60.0
800x600 60.3 56.2
VGA1 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
531mm x 299mm
1280x1024 75.0 60.0
1024x768 75.1 70.1 60.0
800x600 72.2 75.0 60.3 56.2
640x480 72.8 75.0 66.7 60.0
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