OpenSUSE Install :: How To Make X11 Screens Be Side-by-side

Jul 20, 2010

It used to be a sysadmin/yast setting wherein you configured the display.It is now done under "personal settings"-->"display" meaning ordinary users can set their own preferences. That's really nice and all, but I'd rather it be sysadmin-only than have to go through several minutes of futzing around with it every blasted time I login. So, how can I make side-by-side permanent either for myself or for all the people who use my system (just me)? Thank you.

This module is only for configuring systems with a single desktop spread across multiple monitors. You do not appear to have this configuration.Since I obviously do and since I can get the desktops to spread across the monitors (after futzing for several minutes).

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Ubuntu :: Make New Icons Automatically Add To Right Side Instead Of Left Side Of Desktop?

Dec 18, 2010

If a file gets created in the user's Desktop folder, or if a drive is added to the machine and a Desktop icon is correspondingly created, they will by default appear on the left side of the desktop (unless, in the case of the latter, the specific drive has been created before and dragged to the right side, in which case GNOME will remember to put it in the same place).

Because I have a terminal window embedded onto my Desktop in the top left corner and occupying most of the screen), I keep my icons on the right side of the Desktop instead of the left (Mac style) - Any time I add a new drive or a file is sent to the Desktop, however, I have to kill the terminal window to be able to click on the icon, then drag it back to the right side, then restart the terminal.

Is there any way to tweak GNOME so that these icons are added from the top right corner and down instead of from the top left, automatically?

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Aug 10, 2010

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Dec 19, 2010

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Dec 20, 2010

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May 10, 2010

I have two (or more) video files that I want to play side by side. I could do that simply by opening them in two seperate windows, but that would also seperate all the controls (play/pause/forward/...). I want to play them in a synchronized fashion so that pause/forwarding/... works on both videos simultaneously so that they always stay at the same timecode and they don't go out of sync. How would I accomplish that in Linux?

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Jan 28, 2010

have been trying to setup a dual boot system with ubuntu and XP running side by side on my Thinkpad T41.tried it a few times and always causes the same problem. i have 40 gig HDD, on which i create a 13 gig NTFS partition and leave the rest as free space. then install XP on the NTFS partition. no problems.

then i boot from the ubuntu disk (9.10 Karmic) and install using the "use free space" option at the partition section. ubuntu installs ok, and boots fine from GRUB 2.0. BUT when i select the XP option from GRUB's list, it starts to boot XP, i get the standard XP loading screen for three seconds and then it crashes to a blue screen critical problem, and restarts the system. when i then boot from the xp cd and go into recovery mode CHKDSK will not recognise the disk, and DISKPART shows one HDD at 35 gig which it cannot access.

this means i cant run FIXBOOT and get my xp install running again. every time i do this process it produces the same problem. tried at first with xp installed on whole HDD, and reducing the xp partition size. killed XP. then tried ubuntu first and xp second - but this caused the same inaccessible disk problem - xp would not recognise the partitions and would not install. so i slipstreamed my XP install disk to SP2 hoping this would make it recognise the partitions, but no luck there. so had to format all and repartition the 13 gig NTFS for xp. installed xp again without difficulty but ubuntu install killed my xp in the same way.

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Sep 23, 2010

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What I want to do is capture the wide variety of packages I have installed on the old version and install them onto the new system - without using the dist-upgrade mechanism... I've had it fail too many times leaving me with a complete rebuild being required... is this (partially) possible or have too many core packages changed? I was especially thinking of something like [URL]

to obtain the list:

dpkg --get-selections | awk �$2 ~ /^install$/ {print $1}� > installedpackages

to reinstall:

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The nfs options are: "noatime, nolock, hard, udp, notcp, nosuid, nodev, rsize=8192, wsize=8192, actimeo=60"

The kernel version is: 2.6.16.27 built with 250 Hz. Is this an already corrected issue in a kernel version? Or are my options wrong?

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Mar 31, 2010

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Aug 8, 2010

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No doubt there are some tweeks I could do but the main problem seems to be that the lap top is not powerful enough to cope with the KMS. I am even considering downgrading back to Slackware 13.1 (which this laptop had no trouble coping with).

Before doing this I thought I would try the 2.6.38.4 kernel and see if this overcame any problems. An initial trial looked promising but evidently there is more to using a new kernel than unpacking the huge 2.6.38 kernel and re-running lilo. I was unable to get past the login screen because many of the 2.6.38 directories don't exist.

Can I set up a laptop so that I can choose which kernel I want to use at boot-up time or do I have to make a total commitment with one kernel only?

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Jun 9, 2010

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Jul 19, 2010

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After successful (dual-boot) installation of Ubuntu 10.04 on my desktop and laptop, I wanted to do the same for my netbook. I downloaded the Ubuntu Netbook edition [URL], and doing the same as before I wanted to select the " install them side by side" option. But in the installation menu (which is not the same as on screenshots on the [URL] where they use the screenshots from desktop edition) there is no such option. Is that only possible with the desktop distribution?

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because my current partition that windows runs on still shows 80gb of 136gb is free but before i installed ubuntu 136 gb was free so im sure i still have some ubuntu left. how do i fully get rid of ubuntu if i chose to install ubuntu "side by side" instead of on a separate partition? I am running windows vista sp1 on hp dv4

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Jul 21, 2010

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Dec 5, 2009

everytime I try to shutdown/reboot, it gets to the screen where it has the green/bold status messages on the side, but then it simply stops. The cursor doesn't blink, nothing happens...you could wait 10 minutes, and it would still be at that same screen. I don't know if I've described this well enough for anyone to understand, but I hope so! I don't have a camera, but if I did...I'd post a picture of where I mean...

But like I said, after getting to a certain, without actually shutting down, it simply stops and does absolutely nothing. This is rather inconvenient, and I'd like to find a solution to this if possible. EDIT: I'm sorry I didn't provide any hardware info, but I'm using Gnome...This didn't happen 100% of the time KDE like it does now though. (But it DID happen in KDE as well) I'm using OpenSUSE 11.2... I'll be back in a moment with hardware info, assuming it may aid in a solution.

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Jan 23, 2011

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Mar 20, 2009

Code...

What I can ping
Host A -> Host B
Host B -> Host A

Host A -> Router B
Host B -> Router A

Host A -> OpenVPN B
Host B -> OpenVPN A

VPN Server -> VPN Client
VPN Client -> VPN Server

What I can't ping
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VPN Client to any server side host local address

I have searched and searched for this but can not find any answers. Why can I not ping Host B from my OpenVPN server?

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