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23dornot23d
March 27th, 2012, 04:28 PM
Dual screen ..... not possible yet ......

UNITY treats them as one screen yet identifies two outputs ....... ( default setting wrong here IMHO )

On this same machine in the same 12.04 KDE ..... picks them up perfectly ......

( Top right icon = display .....
a different monitor setting in there but still only sees one display - will post a screen shot shortly of the other setting for display ..... )

http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/7523/snapshot6i.jpg

Seems to be using a different program to try to set the monitors up .... anyone else
experience this ..... this was a kubuntu install .....

so maybe UNITY cannot be installed with it ?

To get dual monitors working for UNITY is there another option maybe .... ?

http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/2244/snapshot3st.jpg



Yet I can set both displays up separately in KDE


http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/416/snapshot5c.jpg


Got it turn off mirror displays ..... why would you set default to mirror displays ..... seems wrong

http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/4676/snapshot7p.jpg

not a lot of info on what you can do here ...... but to move above drag and drop .....

http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/5575/snapshot8r.jpg


Problem was using KDE settings in Unity ....... does not work ......

meborc
March 27th, 2012, 05:19 PM
I use dual displays with Unity and it works as it should. I disable mirroring and sticky edges as well as set the Unity launcher to be only visible on one screen.

Before I used to set things up in the amdcccle for my ATI card, but I have not touched it lately

23dornot23d
March 27th, 2012, 06:31 PM
Cheers ....

Where do I find the option to put Unity on one screen .... ?

Should that be in Display Settings or Screen settings / layout ?

or is it in Compiz settings .... will have a look now .....

Thanks as that is one thing I will need .... also why don't I see any wallpapers
they are all installed for KDE ..... yet there only seems to be one choice in UNITY.

meborc
March 28th, 2012, 07:43 AM
Cheers ....

Where do I find the option to put Unity on one screen .... ?

Should that be in Display Settings or Screen settings / layout ?


The launcher position settings can be found in System Settings > Displays. There is a drop down menu for Launcher Placement

From your screenshots it seems to be missing, have you upgraded your system lately or are the shots old?

23dornot23d
March 28th, 2012, 08:37 PM
The Unity addition to KDE was done the day before yesterday ..... but the 12.04
KDE install was done a week or so back.

Will try a

aptitude safe-upgrade

upgrade went well and the other options are now there ty

Thanks for the information