[xmonad] Re: modal window gets placed on unplugged monitor, makes system unusable

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Wed Jul 14 00:47:53 EDT 2010

Lara Michaels writes:
> More generally (ie, besides a solution to this particular problem with
> gnome-keyring), is there a way for me to make sure xmonad will not
> place windows on parts of my screen that are inaccessible when my
> laptop is by itself?

If you're using open source video drivers (ie, not the nvidia drivers)
merely calling the command xrandr should refresh the number of displays
you have, thus making everything work sanely. If you use the nvidia
proprietary drivers this doesn't work, because nvidia fails at xrandr.

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