Re: [dwm] dwm and dualhead

From: Johannes Wegener <>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:55:34 +0100

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 06:08:59PM +0100, Mate Nagy wrote:
> Hiho,
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 06:05:23PM +0100, Johannes Wegener wrote:
> > Hi,
> > is there anybody who has experience with dwm and dualhead setups? I
> > tried to use dwm with a xrandr dualhead but it seemed quite useless becouse I
> > could just drag floating windows into the second screen. Xinerama seems
> people on this list seemed to have convinced themselves that this is a
> good thing to do in any way or form. (It's not.)

Seems like it's intened ... but I don't want that...

> > no more supported by xorg 7.4 and the intel driver.
> I just ran into this about a week ago. Dammit.
> > So my question are do you plan to put xrandr support into dwm? or has
> > anybody a hack/workaround for that problem?
> It's called 'awesome', a fork of dwm that has proper xrandr support...
> and drops every other advantage of dwm, has completely ridiculous
> dependencies (including nonstandard make), theme support and ugly
> graphics all over the place.

Awesome is as you said a compleatly bloated dwm clone... not the worst
one but I do not want to use it ;) (I used the 2.x branch sometime ago -
but dwm sucks less :D)

If I find the time I maybe could try to make a xrandr dualhead patch
(but dynno how much I have to change to do that ...)

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