Bug 241839 - Virtual desktops in Multihead Systems
Summary: Virtual desktops in Multihead Systems
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 107302
Alias: None
Product: kwin
Classification: Plasma
Component: multi-screen (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: Gentoo Packages Linux
: NOR normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: KWin default assignee
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Reported: 2010-06-15 18:48 UTC by scy
Modified: 2010-06-15 18:58 UTC (History)
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Description scy 2010-06-15 18:48:51 UTC
Version:           unspecified (using KDE 4.4.3) 
OS:                Linux

Reproducible: Didn't try
Comment 1 scy 2010-06-15 18:57:03 UTC
Sorry, send report to early. 

The request is to get a split screen mode for virtual desktops in multihead environments.

So if you have two monitors configured as extended via xrandr ( xorg.conf with Virtual Resolution), you can configure one virtual screen to each monitor.
So it looks like this:
Screen0[Virtual Desktop 0] and Screen1[Virtual Desktop 1]

This could be done in conjunction with extended mode.

The problem with extended mode is: if you deactivate one screen all windows which are on it are "lost", you can't get them back to the other active screen.

There is also a kwin feature to see all four screens, so it should be possible to implement this.

Sorry for bad English and thanks in advance.
Comment 2 Martin Flöser 2010-06-15 18:58:37 UTC

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