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Old 06-10-2006, 05:43 PM   #1
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dual monitor, dual wallpaper

Hello everyone, I have a dual monitor question that hopefully isn't too hard to answer. I think it may pertain to my Xorg.conf file. Under the new Kde, which I have, I used to be able to put a different background image on each monitor. Plus, I was able to do this for each desktop (on multiple desktops). But now, after a re-install, I no longer have the option to select which monitor I want to put the image on. Does anyone have any ideas? I have an ATI nvidia TI4200 video card. My left monitor is a Dell 17 inch LCD which I would like to have the size "1280x1024" and the right monitor is a 15 inch LCD which I would like to have "1024x768". I may not have it set up right. Thanks for the help. Here is my Xorg.conf:

# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig:  version 1.0  (buildmeister@builder3)  Wed Dec 14 16:39:22 PST 2005

#Section "ServerLayout"
#        Identifier     " Configured"
#	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
#	InputDevice    "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
#	InputDevice    "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "Default Layout"
    Screen         "Screen0" 0 0
    Screen         "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"
    InputDevice    "Configured Mouse" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice    "Generic Keyboard" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "Files"
    RgbPath         "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/TTF/"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/Type1/"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/local/"

Section "Module"
    Load           "dbe"  	# Double buffer extension
    SubSection     "extmod"
        Option         "omit xfree86-dga"   # don't initialise the DGA extension
    Load           "type1"
    Load           "freetype"
    Load           "glx"

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Generic Keyboard"
    Driver         "kbd"
    Option         "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
    Option         "CoreKeyboard"
    Option         "XkbRules" "xorg"
    Option         "XkbModel" "pc104"
    Option         "XkbLayout" "us"

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Configured Mouse"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "CorePointer"
    Option         "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
    Option         "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "true"

Section "Monitor"

#DisplaySize 340 270
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Dell"
    ModelName      "E173FP"
    HorizSync       31.0 - 80.0
    VertRefresh     56.0 - 75.0
    Option         "dpms"

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier     "Monitor1"
    HorizSync       31.0 - 80.0
    VertRefresh     50.0 - 70.0
    Option     	    "DPMS"

Section "Device"

#    BusID	"PCI:1:0:0"
#	Option	"RandRRotation"	"truex
    Identifier     "Card0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    BoardName      "NVIDIA GeForce 4 (generic)"

Section "Device"

#	BusID	"AGP:01:00:0"
    Identifier     "Card1"
    Driver         "nvidia"

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Card0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "ConnectedMonitor" "CRT, CRT"
    Option         "RenderAccel" "true"
    Option         "HWcursor"
    Option         "CursorShadow" "true"
    Option         "CursorShadowAlpha" "32"
    Option         "CursorShadowXOffset" "3"
    Option         "CursorShadowYOffset" "3"
    Option         "TwinView" "true"
    Option         "TwinViewOrientation" "RightOf"
    Option         "AllowGLXWithComposite"
    Option         "MetaModes" "1280x1024, 1280x1024 @1024x768; 1024x768, 1024x768"
#        Option   "MetaModes"                  "1024x768, 1024x768; 1280x1024, 1024x768 @1024x1200"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Viewport    0 0
        Depth       16
        Modes      "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    SubSection     "Display"

#Viewport 0 0
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Section "Screen"

	#HorizSync	31.5 - 48.5
	#VertRefresh	50-70
    Identifier     "Screen1"
    Device         "Card1"
    Monitor        "Monitor1"
    Option         "dpms"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Modes      "1024x768"


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