Xinerama like behavior with xrandr
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 06:36:58 PDT 2009
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 8:30 AM, Daniel Gultsch <daniel at gultsch.de> wrote:
> I've finaly decided to get myself a new external Monitor for my
> Thinkpad. I want to use it like xinerame does. (different resolutions
> for internal and external and different screens and apps like the kicker
> under kde going only over one of the monitors. and when I maximize one
> window I only want to have it on one of the screen) But Xinerama is
> deprecated now and I want to use xrandr. xrandr in clone mode works
> just fine, but when i use left-of or below I have ONE big screen with
> windows going along both of them.
> How can I use xrandr in a xinerama like enviroment?
Yes. you can use xrandr to configure dualhead on the fly. It also
provides screen geometry information for xinerama aware apps and
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