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Month: May 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Trinity and multiple screens (in X sense)

From: ant <aw30@...>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 12:31:24 +1200
On Thu, 11 May 2017, Nick Koretsky wrote:
> Hi!
> I decided to connect my TV as second monitor and am trying different
> configurations. First i tried a "normal" xrandr approach and didnt liked
> the result - no negative coordinates (0x0 is always a left most screen - so
> i would have to learn to switch to left screen by moving mouse to the right
> if i want my TV located physically to the left act as an secondary monitor)
> and virtual desktops switching on both monitors (afaik trinity have no
> support for separate virtual desktops in different monitors? i hope i am
> wrong but doesnt looks so :( ). So i wanted to try a multiple screens (in X
> sense) approach but hit a roadblock. As soon as i add 
> Screen  1       "Philips" LeftOf "ZR24w"
> line to my xorg.conf and do tdm-trinity restart i am greeted with "this
> computer is locked enter password to unlock" on a TV and there is no escape
> from it other than killing X. Entering password just make it blink for a
> second and return back.
> Can this be somehow avoided or trinity is incapable of working on multiple
> screens?

Trinity is definitely capable of working with multiple screens.

I have a 3840x2160 screen on the left and a 1920x1200 screen rotated 90 
degrees on the right. 

All set up with the Trinity Control Center.



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