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I got 3 display working in Linux. I have set it up so I have Xinerama and 3 different X sessions. So my 3 displays are not all the same size, two are 1680x1050 and then the other which is between the two is 2560x1600. So my issue is when I chose span, even if the image is larger than all 3 resolutions combined, the center monitor has bars at the top and the bottom because span scales the image it seems. Is there a way if I bypass the gui to have an image span all three monitors but with no scaling?

Urgent! Please help! ;-)

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Urgent. I just lol'd. =D (Note: Be happy if it works at least. Don't try to mess with it. :)) – Shiki Jul 3 '10 at 21:40
@Shiki: Ya, took me a while to get to the point of working, now I want the final touch :-) (Nice Gendo avatar) – Kyle Brandt Jul 3 '10 at 21:44
Well.. try a tiling WM if you want to experience some more pain and useless spending of time. :)) – Shiki Jul 4 '10 at 4:42
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I came up with one option after a flashback to the 90s...

From Terminal:


The in Apps/Nautilus/Preferences uncheck "Show Desktop"

Then in the gconf editor:

display -window root ~/Pictures/KeswickCropped.bmp
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