[Xmonad] Re: Switching workspace ...

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Sep 3 16:57:40 EDT 2007

> Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> >Hmm. We still have no idea what the problem was though. Can you describe
> >exactly which version of xmonad you downloaded,
> xmonad 0.2 
> <http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/xmonad-0.2>
> compilation:
>        runhaskell Setup.lhs configure --prefix=$(PREFIX)
>        runhaskell Setup.lhs build
>        runhaskell Setup.lhs install --user
> > and what behaviour
> >occured, after you logged in and started xmonad? 
> >
> >  
> After starting, I find two empty screen.
> >Was Xinerama detected?
> Yes
> I can specify when I start X whitout Xinerama option the problem  
> (switching workspace) is the same.
> > What bindings work?
> >  
> Mod-e ; mod-w ;mod-p ; mod-shift-return ; mod-shift-q ; mod-space

So you have 2 physical screens connected with Xinerama. xmonad sets them
up correctly, and you can move focus between the two screens correctly,
and open new xterms? You can also modify the tiling algorithm with

However, your mod-1..n workspace switching don't work? Is it possible
you've got a strange mod key setting, perhaps? What does xmodmap print?

-- Don

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