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Old 01-14-2003, 05:00 AM   #1
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Multimonitor setroot


Multimonitor setroot

Does anyone know of setroot program that's xinerama aware?
Eg, I have a xinerama desktop (two monitors using nview on my GF4). When I attempt to display a background image it gets centered on the whole image (one half on one screen, other half on other), or streched right across the two.

I'm using fluxbox.
 
Old 01-14-2003, 08:15 AM   #2
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this is one reason i don't like xinerama... a background setting program will set a background on a given display, and so with xinerama you will only have one single display on two heads. Unless i'm mistkean there is not possible way to find the information required to enable this kind of system to be made possible, i.e. dimensions of each seperate head.

i recommend using a normal dual head display and set a background as normal for a single headed system, it's so much less farting around with!
 
Old 01-14-2003, 06:17 PM   #3
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I think one of the things about xinerama is that it does provide display info. Fluxbox for example, has options to change the head on which various things display. Also, my fluxbox tool bar is set to 100% wide and fills only one screen. The gnome toolbar does a similar thing.
 
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