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Debian does not redraw on second monitor under AMD 6850

I am running two monitors on an AMD 6850 chipset, under Debian Wheezy. I have installed the proprietary drivers and both monitors seem to be functioning perfectly fine (I can change the configurations ...
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How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10?

How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10? As one monitor is 1360x768 and another is 1920x1080 it is not possible to use the Span feature and keep proper aspect ...
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Limiting the maximum window size on gnome

I'm using Xming to connect to a redhat box running gnome for development (I found that VNC had issues with all of the various different keystrokes). I have three smallish monitors, so I want to run ...
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Can't display content on second monitor

When I move a window onto my second monitor, the cursor stays visible and I can still interact with the window, but the window does not appear on the second monitor. This is a HP Envy 700-147c with ...
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Linux - How to set up a shortcut to move window to different monitor?

I am using CentOS 6.4. I am aware the similar question has been raised before for Windows and OS X, but so far, the only solution I found for Linux is to press Alt+F7 and move it pixel-by-pixel, ...
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GNOME 3.8 on a dual screen setup freezes after lock screen

I recently installed Arch Linux, and with that GNOME 3.8.2 + GDM 3.8.1.1. I have this on a Notebook with an Intel graphics card with the notebook LCD and an external monitor attached via VGA port. ...
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How to change the order of how $DISPLAY is allocated?

Setup: I have two X screens (i.e. DISPLAY=:0.0 and DISPLAY=:0.1 on the separate screens), running from different Nvidia graphics cards in a Ubuntu 10.04. Q: I'd like to know how $DISPLAY is set for ...
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Font rendering with dual monitors

I use Debian with GNOME on a laptop with an external VGA monitor. Emacs has a problem with font rendering. As you can see in the image below, some characters are "transformed" when the cursor is ...
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How to restore the panels after one of two monitors is unplugged (Ubuntu)?

I have a monitor connected to my laptop, which I set to be the default one. After I unplug it, GNome doesn't recognize that and now I cannot see the panels, so I can't access anything. Is there are ...
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Switching between monitors in dual-head setup

I'm using gnome in a dual-head setup with individual desktops. Is there any way to "jump" to another monitor using the keyboard only? Now the only method I know is to move the mouse pointer to the ...
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Mouse doesn't display correctly with Xinerama in Gnome

When I move my mouse to the second screen, for a moment the cursor can be seen on it, then it appears to return to the original screen. Then when I move the mouse around, the pointer is showing on the ...
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357 views

Gnome can do multi-monitors, KDE can't

I have both Gnome and KDE installed on my system. In Gnome I am able to split my desktop across my two monitors. When I go into KDE the monitors are cloned, and when I try to go into the multi-monitor ...
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3 Headed Display Ubuntu Wallpaper

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 ...
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How do I prevent new windows on one of my screens in Gnome?

I am using tree monitors at work with SLED (Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop) 11. It works great, except minor thing. On my leftmost monitor I run VMware Workstation with Windows XP and I run it full ...
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Add panel to secondary monitor on Ubuntu 10.04

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and I was wondering if it is possible to put a panel on a secondary monitor. Here are methods I have tried which did not work: Click and drag the panel from the ...
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Running Ubuntu with multiple monitors having a panel each

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to set up a correct configuration for having multiple monitors. I want the two monitors to have their own workspaces, yet the ability to drag a window from ...
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Shortcuts to move windows across multiple screens in Gnome

I've two screens next each other and I'm running Gnome (Metacity 2.22). I use Xinerama to setup resolution and position for the screens. Using OpenSuse 11.1. I would like to use the keyboard to move ...
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How can I make a gnome panel only appear if I have a second monitor hooked up?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu installed on it and I'm constantly switching from just my laptop to also having a monitor. When I'm using the laptop screen and monitor, I have a panel on each monitor ...