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To position a window, you can use a tool that manipulates X events such as xdotool or wmctrl. For example, with wmctrl, you can use -e: -e <MVARG> Resize and move a window that has been specified with a -r action according to the <MVARG> argument. <MVARG> A move and resize argument has the format ...


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This is doable with an extension called multi-monitors-add-on. I you are using the latest version of Gnome shell (3.14 and 3.16) use the master branch: git clone git://github.com/spin83/multi-monitors-add-on.git cd multi-monitors-add-on cp -r multi-monitors-add-on@spin83 ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions For Ubuntu 14.04, which has Gnome shell 3.10, ...


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I had this problem too on a carbon X1 laptop. My setup was a bit different and I'm on 15.04 and I was rotating the other screen with xrandr, rather than using the system menu. Nonetheless, it also has a recent intel gpu (broadwell, but I don't think they're that different), so it's probably the same problem. Here's how I fixed it: Install new (>= 2.99.917) ...


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It has been answered here Problem with xrandr rotation inverted Hope it will work for you


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This answer assumes you are using Unity: What you will run into when writing a script to open an application on a specific sreen or positon If you want to call an application and, subsequently, place its window on a specific position and size, the time between calling the application and the moment the window actually appears, is essential, but ...


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The solution exists of two parts: 1. create a small script to arrange the screens You should think of your combined screens as one combined virtual screen, as explained here. To arrange two screens into the combined virtual screen, you need to arrange them from left to right. In your case: to place the left screen on 0,0: xrandr --output DP-0 --pos 0x0 ...


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You will probably need to mess around with your xorg.conf file. However, you have 2 different GPUs by the look of it. Of course, you won't manage to use 2 X Screens, and for me Xinerama didn't work. I got mine to work (1 screen on each GPU) by not specicifically referencing the second GPU. I (however) am using 2 nVidia GTS 450s, and 2 identical screens, so ...


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Do you use the nvidia proprietary drivers or the nouveau open drivers? (If you don't know run lsmod | grep nouveau if it gives you any results, it's nouveau; if lsmod | grep nvidia gives you any results, it's the proprietary nvidia drivers). If you have the nvidia drivers you should be able to configure the monitors from the nvidia-settings utility that ...



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