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Old 10-16-2006, 08:16 AM   #1
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Dualhead (Xinerama): Starting app on specific screen?

Hello everybody!

On a dual screen setup, is it possible to start an application so that it will start on a specific screen? Problem is, I have a flat panel and a smaller CRT. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to explain to xorg that I want the LCD as my main screen. Generally this is no great problem, as I can just drag programs between the two screens. But now that I have some time for some games, it turns out that quite a few run in full-screen, and they start on the dafault screen - the CRT. And I have no way to push them over to the LCD. So... any ideas for a command, ideally something like "startprog -screen 2 <command>"?

Thanks a lot in advance,
Old 10-16-2006, 06:13 PM   #2
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Hmmm, not sure, but with KDE the app will generally start on the screen that the mouse has focus in...
Old 07-22-2007, 02:54 PM   #3
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can be defined in fvwm since it has the xinerama support.

openbox has obconf to say, coming windows under the mouse
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