[xmonad] Re: XMonad + Xinerama + Gnome + Ubuntu = No Love

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Wed Jun 3 01:36:09 EDT 2009

fREW Schmidt <frioux at gmail.com> writes:
> Hey guys,
> I am using xmonad with gnome on my dual screen desktop and I am getting some
> really weird results.  Windows will show up correctly on both monitors, but
> switching desktops (with Meta 1, 2, 3) doesn't switch both of the monitors,
> only the active one.  It's like the non active screen follows me and sometimes
> switches sides...  Very strange.
> Any ideas what could be wrong?

As the others have said, this is expected behaviour. The reason it seems
so strange is probably that your gnome workspace switcher doesn't
understand what's going on at all, and, unfortunately, there's no way to
make it behave sanely with dual screen xmonad.

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