Dual-head config broke with update to 1.4.2

Russell Shaw rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Tue Feb 16 19:08:23 PST 2010

Martin Cracauer wrote:


> Anyway...
> I will also spend some time this week to test the available Window
> managers to see where they stand wrt xrandr and report back.  I
> noticed that fvwm2 seems broken enough to not even get keyboard focus
> over to the added desktops, ever.  I also don't plan to go devhead
> GNOME or something like that.  E17 I will build if anybody please
> tells me it is more xrandr aware than E16.
> I want to make sure that people understand that if there is a WM
> available that does xrandr with virtual desktops, has a purely file
> based configuration option and doesn't miss too much functionality I
> need I will happily switch to xrandr.  It's not that I don't stand in
> front of a projector every now and then and curse that I have to start
> a second X11 server and can't move my clients between the two.

On my todo list is to make a window manager where any application can
be set to be mapped only in a specific area of a screen. This is so i
can simulate dual-screen operation on a laptop screen. It will be a
while before i get around to it.

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