[openbox] Multi-Display (Was Re: [openbox] Can't get Xinerama to work)
atrus at rifetech.com
Fri Aug 22 20:35:42 EDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 16:28, Ben Jansens wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 04:23:03PM -0600, Jeremy Nickurak wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 10:52, Ben Jansens wrote:
> > > On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 09:20:12AM +0200, psi at dhoffryn.merseine.nu wrote:
> > > > I'm having some problems getting xinerama to work in ob3 alpha 5.
> > > > For some reason my second monitor stays gray and has that familiar cross
> > > > as a pointer. I suppose that means openbox isn't handling that screen at all.
> > > > It's notable that it works perfectly in openbox 2 and also in ion.
> > >
> > > As far as I can see you're not using Xinerama, but 2 screens instead.
> > >
> > > Ben
> > As it turns out, this is actually the setup i'm trying to use. Is there
> > a recommended way of making this work? Running 2 instances of openbox
> > seems to work allright, except that so far I haven't had any luck
> > getting my gnome-session to remember both.
> Openbox 3 only supports multiple heads via Xinerama. You can run multiple
> instances, but I think they end up fighting over the focus.
> The gnome-session thing should work, next time I have 2 monitors plugged in
> I'll try it out.
It appears to have worked this time I saved my session, must have missed
something the last time around.
Jeremy Nickurak -= Email/Jabber: atrus at rifetech.com =-
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