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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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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 ...