Xinerama and multiple desktops

Net Llama! netllama at
Tue Oct 25 17:51:37 CEST 2005

On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On 10/25/2005 8:42 AM, Alexandre Aractingi wrote:
> > Hi all, I read Xinerama is totally supported by XFce, and I figured it
> > was time for me to give it a try - but I can't seem to find any
> > documentation on how to configure it to tell XFce that desktop xxx is
> > actually my second screen... so I'm stuck and I have to either see
> > everything on my first screen or everything on my second screen...
> > Any help would be appreciated! (Mandriva 2006 on a Dell laptop with a
> > 855 Intel chipset)
> Sorry, this really has nothing to do with Xfce.  It appears you don't
> have X set up to do multihead properly with your hardware.  I'd suggest
> googling your chipset and something like "X multihead setup".

Xinerama isn't normally specific to any videocard.

Lonni J Friedman                        netllama at

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