[xmonad] Dual Head Support in Xmonad

Toens Bueker toens.bueker at lists0903.nurfuerspam.neuroserve.de
Tue Jan 13 10:25:13 EST 2009

Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote on Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 01:24:30PM +0200

> > http://code.google.com/p/xmonad/issues/detail?id=40
> >
> > suggests not.


> > p.s. I'm using the pre-built Ubuntu packaged version of xmonad (0.6-3), 
> > along with libghc6-xmonad-contrib-dev (0.6-4) and libghc6-xmonad-dev 
> > (0.6-3) downloaded via the Synaptic Package Manager. I'm hoping that the 
> > difference in version numbers is not significant!
> >
> > p.p.s. if I do "xmonad --version" at a prompt, I'm told I have version 
> > 0.5! So I'm not absolutely sure which version I've got on my system....
> You've got 0.6, but it's still too old. Just update to xmonad 0.8 and it
> should solve your problem. (Actually, it was a packaging problem under
> Debian/Ubuntu, but it's fixed in newer xmonad packages).
> And yes, xmonad will work with xranrd.

I second that. I've switched to building xmonad from
source (pull the sources from the cabal and build them
with runhaskell) and installing in my $HOME. Dual-Head
operation based on Xrandr is fully supported.

There is no safe distance.

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