[xmonad] Re: External screen for presentation

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Oct 8 17:04:31 EDT 2009

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On Oct 8, 2009, at 16:45 , Marcus Ahnve wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 22:23, Marcus Ahnve <marcus at ahnve.com> wrote:
>> Hi. I have been using XMonad on a workstation for a few months and
>> love it. Yesterday I installed it on a laptop and tried to use
>> OpenOffice presentation view on an external projector. In short the
>> presentation screen ended up in another workspace.
>> I really need to run presentations, and really do not want to go back
>> to Gnome. What sort of config magic is needed?
> Trying again, the presentation screen actually disappears, I cannot
> find it anywhere.

It would depend on whether Xinerama is enabled and whether the  
external projector mirrors the internal display or is recognized as a  
separate display.  The latter (and possibly the former) are X11 server  
configuration that XMonad has no control over,

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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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