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I have been messing around with my Ubuntu , I had duplicated my screen to show up on my TV. After this I decided to just go back to my laptop screen, Ubuntu did this, however, Ubuntu now shows two wallpapers side by side on my laptop screen.

So for example I can drag the Chrome Browser all the way to the far right of the second wallpaper screen.

My resolution is 1920 x 1080, so this set up gives me two wallpapers side by side with this resolution.

I don't want this, has anybody any idea on how to fix this issue.

To be clear, I am only wanting the normal one screen wallpaper.

Thanks for any help. Asim

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Try changing it and select the old one again. – To Do Jan 27 '13 at 22:00

Your question isn't very clear and is hard to understand. Ubuntu by default will only use one wallpaper for each screen. If you go to "System Settings" -> "Appearance". You will find all of your wallpaper settings.

Note: most of the wallpapers have a max resolution of 2048 x 1280.

It's hard to answer your questions since I can't replicate the issue, Ubuntu by default uses one wallpaper for all screens. I know KDE by default has a different wallpaper per screen, so you will need to change the wallpaper explicitly for each screen.

Here is a related thread.

Maybe if you reverse engineer the instructions on that post you can solve your issue.

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