Dual monitor virtual screen switch problem

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 22:56:29 CEST 2011

On 2011-06-27, houghi <houghi at houghi.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 01:34:17PM +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> You need to define a seperate X display for each monitor.  You'll be
>> able to move the cursor between monitors, and each monitor will have
>> it's own independent set o fvirtual desktops.  But, you won't be able
>> to drag a window from on monitor to another.  And a few very badly
>> designed programs like Firefox have to have all their windows on the
>> same display [people have been complaining about this for years].
> To get Firefox working, you can make several profiles and start them
> with the -P option. Bit of a pain to keep everything up to date.

I've thought about that, but keeping the configurations, bookmarks,
history, etc. synced between the different profiles seemed like more
hassle that it would be worth.

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