[CentOS] Dual Monitor setup on CentOS 6?

wwp subscript at free.fr
Fri Mar 30 04:46:56 EDT 2012


Hello Toralf,


On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 09:55:45 +0200 Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com> wrote:

> Hi.
> 
> Is anyone here running CentOS 6 with dual monitors configured as a 
> single X Screen?
> 
> I'm trying such a setup on version 5 (again), using NVIDIA TwinView, and 
> it works in many ways, but there are a number of problems that means 
> it's not too usable - the most important one being that there appears to 
> be no way to control which of the displays new applications/windows will 
> appear on. I mean, I don't necessarily need to be able to configure this 
> or anything, but I would at least expect programs to open on the monitor 
> that displaying the menu item or icon or terminal or whatever used for 
> startup, but often they end up on the other one.
> 
> So I guess my question is, would upgrading to version 6 help?

Works very well here w/ a Dell E6500 laptop and Intel internal graphics
chip (laptop lid and hdmi-connected lcd). Not sure if that helps you
though!


Regards,

-- 
wwp
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