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Old 11-23-2008
Ubuntu Hardy: How to span windows over more than 1 screen?


Ive 3 screens, 2 nvidia graphiccards and all works fine with the nvidia binary driver and xinerama. I can maximize all windows an one screen, but now i need to span it over all 3 screens.
Any ideas?

thanks in advance.
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Old 11-23-2008
You'd need something like this in your ServerLayout section for on of your X-servers in your xorg.conf. Obviously adjust the names and positions to suit your configuration. That being said, you cannot maximize to N screens without having a desktop of that size.

Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier "XFree86 Configured"
        Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
        Screen          "Screen 1" RightOf "Screen 2"
        Screen          "Screen 2" RightOf "Screen 0"
        InputDevice     "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
        InputDevice     "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

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Old 11-23-2008

Ive that section in my xorg.conf. So Ive a desktop of that size. If I stretch the window manually, its over all 3 screens, but I want to click only the maximize-button of the window to do this.
Do you unterstand? Its a bit complicated for me to explain that in english... Smilie
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