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Full Screen / Maximize Top Edge Action only works on main monitor (Dual Monitor Setup) Compiz

Certain applications that I have (terminal, NVIDIA XServer settings, and a few others) will go full screen properly-that is, whatever monitor I am viewing the application window in, if I drag it up to ...
1
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0answers
41 views

Possibility of triple screen setup with two graphic cards

I'm trying to get my favorite triple display setup (3x1 Portrait █ █ █) running under ubuntu/xubuntu 13.10 yet had no gratifying results so far. Ubuntu crashed Compiz repeatedly. And only offered ...
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1answer
49 views

Get Ubuntu to NOT move windows when turning off one of multiple monitors

I have a triple monitor setup and it works very well with 13.10. However, I have some problems with the way Ubuntu moves windows around when turning off a monitor. For instance, when I want to watch ...
0
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1answer
142 views

Place Compiz Static Application Switcher always on a certain monitor

variants of this question have been asked, namely, how to place the switcher on both monitors when using compiz and when using Unity, neither are possible from what I see. Having it on both monitors ...
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1answer
559 views

Dual Monitor Tearing, Missing Compiz Refresh Rate,

I've poured over dozens of forums looking for an answer to this, but I'm stumped. I'm using dual monitors of different resolutions and have screen tearing (rather minor, but noticeable), likely ...
3
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0answers
55 views

Why does Edge Resistance always turn back on in CompizConfig settings manager?

Running Ubuntu 13.04. I'm trying to turn off Edge Resistance for multiple monitors, and it keeps turning itself back on! It seems to be triggered by mouse movement, and sometimes takes a second or two ...
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1answer
163 views

Dual Screen Maximize issue on Left Screen after installation / removal of NVidia drivers

I've recently installed a fresh 13.04 Ubuntu 64-bits version on my DELL Latitude laptop and the OS built-in display manager was handling fine the dual monitor mode. As I wished to have Nvidia driver ...
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0answers
85 views

GTX 680 Three Monitors

I'm currently looking around for a new GPU and have been eyeing the GTX 680 for it's decent price point and it's ability to do single card surround. I'm not expecting to get surround in Ubuntu, ...
0
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1answer
191 views

Windows “jumping” between monitors when scale plugin used

I have two monitors. I am very particular as to which window goes to which monitor (e.g. Firefox always on the left side; terminals on other workspaces always maximized on the left monitor; R graphics ...
0
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0answers
223 views

Interacting with Cube on dual monitors

I am with Ubuntu 13.04 and currently using two monitors. My Compiz Settings are by default General Options -> Desktop Size : Horizontal Virtual Size = 4; Vertical Virtual Size = 1; Number of ...
0
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0answers
213 views

Forcing fullscreen apps to launch on specific monitor?

I've seen quite a few topics on fullscreen issues with dual monitors in Linux, but I can't seem to find one that accurately represents the issue that I am running into. Basically: I need to be able ...
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2answers
188 views

Is it possible to enlarge Ubuntu desktop somehow

Is it possible to enlarge Ubuntu Desktop in a way that screen resolution was more than real resolution of display. I mean for example if I have monitor 1024x768, but I want to set resolution wider and ...
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0answers
152 views

Maximizing window on secondary monitor srinks the window instead [ubuntu 13.04]

When i am trying to maximize window in any way(shortcut, button, mouse drag, etc.) on my secondary monitor, it is being shrinked and placed to the bottom of the monitor - screenshot here Additionaly ...
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0answers
267 views

Compiz static task switcher (or any other similar solution) for SAME screen

I am an Ubuntu desktop n00b, so please play nice. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. Didn't like the existing task switcher (really uncomfortable for quick work between several windows) so I installed Compiz ...
0
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1answer
362 views

Compiz crashes with in 13.04 when plugging a second monitor in

Since I have updated to Ubuntu 13.04, every time when I plug in a second monitor compiz crashes. Sometimes, when my computer has a high CPU Value, compiz also crashes. When Compiz crashes, the ...
1
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0answers
76 views

Use arandr keybindings without metacity?

I use the arandr program (a GUI on top of xrandr) to switch between various monitor layouts quickly and easily. I find its less buggy than Ubuntu's displays application. One of the features of ...
0
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2answers
241 views

Compiz place windows not working at login

I'm trying to set up a dual kiosk with Firefox and chrome in kiosk mode. Running Ubuntu 12.10 on an Intel NUC i3 with dual HDMI out on HD4000 grahics. I have two 1080p displays on the HDMI outputs, ...
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1answer
3k views

Best triple head display setup

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with a darn good triple head display setup. I've got a VisionTek 900530 Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 PCI Express video card that has two DVI outputs and one Mini ...
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0answers
129 views

Slow scrollin since upgrade to 12.10

Since I have upgraded (no clean install) from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10, particular graphical aspects are slow: Scrolling is really slow: for example in a terminal window, gedit or a browser Compiz ...
2
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2answers
755 views

Windows being placed on wrong monitor [closed]

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04x64 (ATI Radeon HD4770 with open source drivers) and I am having trouble getting windows to appear on the right screen. Yesterday I plugged in my secondary ...
2
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0answers
1k views

Different backgrounds on 3 monitor set-up

I currently have a 3 monitor set-up using an AMD HD6870 card. All monitors are 1920 x 1080 and in a 16:9 configuration. However 2 are orientated as landscape whilst one is in portrait. The way I ...
3
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1answer
108 views

Why are bugs responsible for big deficiencies in functionality given such low priority? [closed]

Well, first of all, change is inevitable and mostly good. Furthermore attempts at simplifying the User Interface such as Gnome 3, Unity to make Linux more inclusive hold much promise, even though they ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Unable to move windows to second screen

Hooked up a second screen to the second connector of my nVidia card, set it up with nvidia-settings and it started showing my background correctly. The X display works correctly (i.e. DISPLAY=:0.1 ...
0
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1answer
558 views

Dual Monitor with Nvidia graphics: damaged 'Displays'

I just got ubuntu 12.04 and the graphical options were working fine with one monitor. After installing the second monitor there are many glitches and issues. Too many, sadly. I am asking here about ...
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3answers
4k views

(Dual Monitor and 12.04) Snapping window to full screen puts the window on other monitor

Background (This problem does not occur in Unity 2D) When moving a window around, and putting the cursor to the top of a screen, the orange box expands across the screen and you let go and the ...
3
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0answers
239 views

Dual monitor wrong screen focus during drag-and-drop [closed]

I have a dual monitor set-up which is helpful when designing or programming. Usually I'll have both screens used with full size windows. My left monitor I guess would be the main monitor since it has ...
5
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2answers
1k views

Triple Monitor Setup with Nvidia and Compiz

I have a triple monitor setup with two video cards on Ubuntu 10.04. I have the monitors and graphics cards currently setup as follows: Nvidia Geforce 210 #1 -> 1920x1080 Monitor (Twinview) [Center ...
3
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1answer
495 views

Unity doesn't autostart on second X screen

I have two Nvidia cards both with 2 heads and both configured as TwinView, so I have Screen0 and Screen1 in my xorg.conf. ccsm sees both screens (displays them in the Screens drop-down at the top ...
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0answers
171 views

Can I bind 2 hotkeys to one compiz action? [closed]

Is it possible to bind "Put To Next Output" action from compiz "put" plugin to 2 hotkeys combinations e.g. Ctrl+Shift+Left and Ctrl+Shift+Right? I have dual monitor setup and I have been using ...
9
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5answers
5k views

How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
1
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1answer
442 views

Why are notifications appearing in the invisible black zone above my monitor?

I've got two monitors, with the right side one being slightly lower in the display settings. However any notifications I receive from notify-osd (including pidgin, notify-send etc) are sent to the ...
9
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1answer
582 views

How to 'Expo' One Big Wall with Dual Monitors [closed]

With Dual Monitors, when I use the Expo, it clones repeating itself in each monitor. With 10.10 I solved this with the option 'One Big Wall' but this doesn't work on 11.04 I have a nvidia 560Ti with ...
2
votes
1answer
827 views

Dual monitors on Unity, one above the other - how can I drag a window from top monitor to lower monitor (across central panel)?

I have two monitors attached to my Ubuntu desktop system. One is mounted above the second one (i.e. one up, one down). Unity draws the system panel across the top of each monitor - so the bottom ...
1
vote
1answer
947 views

How do I make the Panel and Window Decorations appear on a second monitor? [closed]

64-bit 11.04 installed with the proprietary NVIDIA (current) enabled, all updates applied as of today. I'm having trouble setting up my second monitor. I have no panel or window decorations on the ...
1
vote
1answer
180 views

Transparency background wrong on Dual-screen

Using compiz with transparency behind windows and borders on a dual-screen system; all works fine, but the background that shows through with any transparency done by compiz is wrong. It appears to ...
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3answers
4k views

How to set default xrandr settings?

I'm trying to enable dual monitors in Ubuntu. This is working fine, but every time I do it, desktop effects is disabled. I think I've found the reason why, though: ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Why won't visual effects work with a dual monitor setup

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 with a Intel 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) and I cannot use Visual Effects when I have both monitors turned on. When I use the Visual Effects ...
3
votes
1answer
175 views

Performance regression when dragging windows to other monitor [closed]

This didn't happen in 10.04, but in 10.10 when im dragging a window, which is a wobbly window, until it stops "wobbling" i can't let go. So, for example, I drag Chrome from Window A to Window B i ...
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2answers
2k views

How to make the most of dual monitors?

I've recently acquired a second screen for my laptop. The external one is, of course, way bigger than the integrated one. So I've been wondering, how do you guys set up your Ubuntu for two monitors? ...