xinerama and changing desktops independently

Kamil Trojan kamil.trojan at
Tue Apr 26 19:43:35 CEST 2005

On 4/26/05, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
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> Kamil Trojan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > i'm using xfce 4.2.1 with xinerama support. I'm just wondering if
> > it is possible to change desktops independently? i.e. when I change
> > desktop on first monitor I wouldn't like to
> > have desktop changed on the other monitor.
> Nope.  In xinerama mode, X makes it look like all your monitors make up
> one big screen.  It may be possible to do this in non-xinerama mode, but
> I don't know if it's implemented or not.

I've checked and you right it's possible in non-xinerama mode. but
then I cannot drag a window to next desktop. I guess I need to choose
between these two option.

Thanks, anyway.
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