Bug 224691 - Allow configuration of one virtual desktop per physical monitor
Summary: Allow configuration of one virtual desktop per physical monitor
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 107302
Alias: None
Product: kwin
Classification: Plasma
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Debian testing Linux
: NOR wishlist
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: KWin default assignee
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Reported: 2010-01-28 23:12 UTC by Jan Binder
Modified: 2010-01-28 23:32 UTC (History)
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Description Jan Binder 2010-01-28 23:12:54 UTC
Version:            (using KDE 4.3.4)
OS:                Linux
Installed from:    Debian testing/unstable Packages

Some people, including myself, would like to have independently switchable virtual desktops on each physical monitor.

(also discussed here:
http://ask.slashdot.org/story/10/01/28/206240/2-Displays-and-2-Workspaces-With-Linux-and-X )

Something similar is possible when using seperate X sessions for each monitor. Unfortunately, windows cannot be moved between X sessions and each X session has its own cut&paste buffer.
There are some hacks that make the dual X screen stup usable, like Xpra or Xmove which may or may not work.

So would it be possible to have Kwin manage independently switchable virtual desktops on a XRandR/ Xinerama X screen consisting of multiple physical monitors?
Comment 1 Martin Flöser 2010-01-28 23:32:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 107302 ***