xfdesktop not usable in multihead environment

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Mar 30 15:40:18 CEST 2004

yep, i know.  support for this is planned - it's on my todo list.  
thanks for the example; i totally forgot about Xnest and had no idea how 
i was going to simulate a multihead environment.


Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> Brian,
> xfdesktop from HEAD does not work in multihead environment. I can only 
> start xfdesktop on one screen.
> To reproduce: Start Xnest -ac -scrns 2 :1 and try to start xfdesktop 
> on :1.0 and :1.0.
> Solution: xfdesktop should either automagically render on all screens 
> of the display or xfdesktop should not reject to start on a second 
> screen of the display.
> Benedikt

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