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Old 04-28-2002, 10:24 PM   #1
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xinerama and dual heads


I just got my dual head geforce4 card working with xinerama support. i got my desktop background from stretching through both monitors by setting the mode to "tiled maxpect" which basically makes two backgrounds one on each monitor. the only thing im having trouble with is in kde the taskbar is stretched to both monitors. anybody have any ideas on how to make the taskbar appear only on one monitor?
 
Old 04-29-2002, 02:42 AM   #2
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yeah, don't use xinerama. using xinerama makes one single desktop out of the two heads, and so kde doesn't know about being splashed across two screens. maybe set the taskbar to be corner aligned and then set it manually to be 1024 pixels wide or whatever. I presonally don't use xinerama, and jst have blackbox running on the two heads seperately, much more reliable i think.
 
Old 08-04-2003, 05:38 PM   #3
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Dual head and taskbar NOT stretching

Ahh, now I have the opposite problem...I WANT the taskbar to span both screens, and I have Xinerama turned on--or at least I think I do, as there is an option in the KDE control center for selecting the Xinerama screen.

How does one make it span the screens?
 
Old 08-05-2003, 02:55 AM   #4
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please don't drag up old threads.... if you aren't getting one WM across two screens then you've just not loaded xinerama correctly.... look in XF86Config and check for
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Option "Xinerama" "On"
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