[xmonad] Multi Head Setups with Newer Xorg?

Juraj Hercek juhe_xmonad at hck.sk
Sat Jun 13 21:44:18 EDT 2009

Matt Brown wrote:
> Since upgrading my ubuntu install (and breaking my multi head xmonad
> setup), I've been reading a lot about how xinerama is broken for newer
> xorgs, and is deprecated in favor of xrandr (which doesn't handle
> multi-head on more than one card).  Looks like my only option is to
> revert back to ubuntu 8.04, or dump some screens.  How are you dealing
> with this?  Has anyone found a workaround?

You can use Matrox's {Dual,Triple}Head2Go [1] in order to connect 
multiple monitors to one graphics card. Afterwards, LayoutScreens [2] is 
your friend.

[1] http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/

> -matt

-- Juraj

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