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I have two monitors on a NVIDIA card. KDE combines the second monitor with TWinView to all my virtual desktops. While this is nice I'd rather had an additional virtual desktop (let's say desktop #5) fixed to my second monitor while switching beetween desktop #1 to #4 on my first monitor.

Can this been done? (KDE 4.8, Ubuntu 11.10)

At the monent I can only use the following workaround: drag an application to the second monitor on desktop #1 and apply "fix to all desktops" on the window in question. Then when switching desktops the window shows on all of them but is fixed to a position on the second monitor. While this works it'd be more convenient if I could have an independent desktop on my second monitor with it's own activities; panels and stuff. And when starting an application there it should stay there also ...

I also tried to configure the second monitor as individual X-Server-Dislpay. But then still I can't send running applications over to the second screen ...

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I'm actually running KDE 4.9.4 atop ArchLinux, but it shouldn't matter. Since KDE treats the screen as one (mostly), switching Virtual Desktops will switch them on all screens. However, there's a handy "On all Desktops" button in every window titlebar (near the app logo, you enable/disable that in SystemSettings->WindowDecorations->ConfigureButtons). Click that, and your application will remain there even if you switch the desktops. It's a workaround, but it works.

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thx barraponto, I changed my setup, but now I will try to fix this again with your suggestion. I let you know here whther it woks - thx a lot!, piedro –  piedro Jan 25 '13 at 7:38
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