[openbox] Dual monitors in openbox

Kameron flyordie2 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 22:35:52 EDT 2010

Should I have two instances of openbox running? I'm just using xrandr. Maybe
I missed a wiki on setting this up.

On Sep 12, 2010 7:08 PM, "Knute" <knuteh at yahoo.com> wrote:

--- On Sun, 9/12/10, Kameron <flyordie2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Kameron <flyordie2 at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [openbox] Dual monitors in openbox
To: "openbox mailing list" <openbox at icculus.org>
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 8:39 PM

> You were right about the lxpanel part. I don't know that it can recognize
dual monitors, so I s...

My first guess would be that perhaps you have set something up in your
/etc/X11/xorg.conf file incorrectly.

It would be easy enough to do to use an offset that's too big.
So if your first monitor was 1280x1024, and you used an offset on the second
monitor of +1300 then you would end up with a gap of 20 pixels between the

So, if I were you, I would check those first, and that includes any
meta-modes as well.

If that's all good, then how are you starting openbox on both monitors?

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