[openbox] Dual monitor, xinerama and full screen movies

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Fri May 12 05:48:18 EDT 2006

On Fri, 12 May 2006, fonseka at gmail.com wrote:

> On 5/12/06, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Perhaps you should give some specifics about what versions of each piece
>>  of
>>  software you are using (xine,mplayer,OB,distro) and where you got the
>>  applications (compile from source, portage, rpm, etc).
> I use Gentoo too :) using mplayer 1.0.20060415 compiled from sources
> with portage...
> I use Openbox 3.3_rc2 (revision 2 from portage).

I think there are some fixes related to xinerama in cvs, it was a while 
that i looked at it, so i'm sorry i don't have more details right now, 
sort of busy this week.

>>  On a different subject, you got XGL to work with both monitors?  Maybe I
>>  should look into it again, I guess they have a fix for it now?  When I
>>  tried
>>  it earlier in the year you could not get two monitors working...or maybe
>>  you
>>  did something special.  Do tell!
> I tryed Xgl two weeks ago, it worked right out of the box (nvidia) but
> Xgl was not aware of xinerama, so the windows on gnome were popping in
> the middle of the two screens... Then I found a patch somewhere that
> added minnimum xinerama support, tryied it, and it worked ok :) if you
> need more info about it, please contact me

Mikael Magnusson

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