Ubuntu dual wallpaper issues

ive just recently begun using ubuntu after switching from vista. I have a vizio tv that im using as an extended monitor through system>preferences>screen resolution>detect displays. When on vista i was able to have a mirrored wallpaper on the second monitor without mirroring the whole deskt ...

Ubuntu Lost wallpaper or bad memory

I tried to find a wallpaper I once had in breezy, I use dual monitors and if I remember it correct there were some kind of dual wallpaper installed as default, the problem is that I only found half of it ( http://art.gnome.org/backgrounds/gnome/1166 ), I might be wrong and that my mind is playing ga ...

Ubuntu Panorama wallpaper?

Is it poosible to in some way activate a panorama wallpaper laping two screens or maybe split a panorama pic in half and, somehow, activate dual wallpaper, of some sort? I'm running 11.10 x64.. I've actually found a few guids out there but they are slightly different when being below 11.10, so I can ...

Dual monitor wallpaper

Is there any place where you can get free dual monitor wallpaper? ...

xfce - Dual Monitors - Same Wallpaper

I updated my version of xfce recently and a very odd problem came along with it. I have dual monitors and after installing Arch and Xfce, everything was working as it should. I have a dual monitor setup with two different wallpapers on each monitor. When I updated xfce, the right monitor is now usin ...

Ubuntu Dual monitor Wallpaper

I just upgrade to ubuntu 10.04. and notice, "Stretch" no longer work with wallpaper that made for Dual Screen. "those really long wallpaper". In the past, Stretch display the wallpaper stretch to the full resolution of monitor 1 + monitor 2. Now it just put the exact wallpaper on ...

Ubuntu Wallpaper setup with dual monitor

I have dual monitor set-up on Ubuntu 9.10 using xrandr. I have an intel chip. I want to set up my desktop wallpaper so that the wallpaper fills up each monitor and does not stretch across both the monitors. How can I set this up? ...

Ubuntu Compiz? - Dual monitor wallpaper on single monitor

Is there any way to put a dual monitor wallpaper on a single monitor configuration using desktop wall? Using only 1/3 or so per wall. Something that will have the effect like the scrolling wallpaper feature on Android/iPhone. ...

Is There a Wallpaper Management Program that Works With Dual Monitors (Ubuntu 10.04)?

I've been looking and trying various programs to replace my beloved Wallpaper-Tray on my new Ubuntu 10.04 setup. The problem is, nothing seems to be able to work with my dual monitors like wallpaper-tray did. Drapes, Wally, Nitrogen, and Wallpapoz are all pretty worthless when it comes to dual monit ...

Ubuntu dual screen wallpaper

How do I make my dual screen wallpaper fill both monitors in lucid, it all worked fine in karmic, I know this was a bug but I thought it had been fixed ?? ...

Ubuntu dreamscene video wallpaper, dual monitor, nautilus file explorer extension

I'm running it at this very moment, and it is sweet.Wanted to share :)http://code.google.com/p/ubuntu-linux-video-wallpaper-dual-monitor/downloads/listbrainstorm link: Idea #21874: "Video-wallpaper aka "dream scene"" - Ubuntu brainstorm (http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/21874/) ...

Ubuntu Dreamscene video wallpaper, dual monitor, nautilus file explorer extension

I'm running it at this very moment, and it is sweet.Wanted to share :)http://code.google.com/p/ubuntu-linux-video-wallpaper-dual-monitor/downloads/listbrainstorm link: Idea #21874: "Video-wallpaper aka "dream scene"" - Ubuntu brainstorm (http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/21874/) ...

Ubuntu Wallpaper on dual monitors

How is wallpaper applied separately on dual monitors under Jaunty? Current the wallpaper is showing up half on one screen and half of the other. How do I get it to display on each monitor? Even better, is there a way to have separate wallpaper on each monitor? ...

Ubuntu Disable Wallpaper spanning with dual monitors

I am still pretty new to ubuntu. I run dual monitors, and when I set that up, the wallpaper stretches across both screens. This is when I use Nvidia config tool (twin view) How can I make it so it doesnt do this and shows the wallpaper individually on both screens?My monitors are:NEC Multisync LCD20 ...

Ubuntu dual monitors, duplicate wallpaper

I finally got my dual monitor setup to work in ubuntu (nvidia x server style), but now I need to fix another problem. when i was in windows, my wallpaper would be duplicated on each monitor. now in ubuntu, it stretches the wallpaper over both monitors, so it takes my picture and cuts it in half. my ...

Ubuntu Control KDE Desktop Wallpaper in Dual Screen

I'm running Kubuntu 6.06, and am using KDE 3.5.2. I have a dual-screen setup, with monitors spanned using the nvidia driver and "TwinView" enabled (in "/etc/X11/xorg.conf").My problem relates to controlling the desktop background image (i.e. wallpaper). Originally I selected a gr ...

Ubuntu Xinerama/Dual-monitor wallpaper troubles?

Using Xinerama to support my dual monitor setup. When choosing a wallpaper, the image is stretched across the two screens, ugly.Is there any way I can set the wallpaper to be different for the two screens? Or even the same image, displayed twice?- Pink ...

Ubuntu Lake - dual screen wallpaper

By the request of PoofyHairGuy I present a dual screen wallpaper. This is a photo of the lake at my school look towards the building I work in.The maximum resoulution I could make it for was 2048x768 Let me know what you think? :) http://static.flickr.com/34/116014515_1e9fe1af5f_o.jpg ...

Ubuntu Wallpaper problem -- GNOME 3 w/ dual monitors

I recently installed Linux Mint 12 (w/ Gnome 3) which is based on Ubuntu 11.10. I have a dual monitor setup, however and the wallpaper display is messed up. Part of the wallpaper is cut off and there is a black bar at the bottom of the screen:http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/9468/desktopproblem.th ...

Ubuntu Dual monitor wallpaper & zooming out?

At the moment I am using two monitors at 1024x768 resolution, but 2048x768 wallpaper is quite hard to come by nowadays.My favourite wallpaper is 1600x1200 and obviously doesn't fit quite right.When I set the Backgrounds wallpapers in Ubuntu I can have a choice of a few different styles. Tiled, Zoom, ...

Ubuntu 9.04 Dual monitor/wallpaper issues

Hi, I was trying to configure some external displays with 9.04 laptops.1)There seems to be no easy button to configure one of the monitors as your primary one like in windows. It seems to select at random which one is primary and then load the panels, icons and screenlets on that one. Am I missing s ...

Ubuntu Dual monitors wallpaper issue

I have set up two wide screen monitors and had no problem configuring them. Now here is the question, how do i get them each desktop to display a different wallpaper. When I set a wallpaper it stretches it accross both. I want it to stretch across each individually! Thnx ;) ...

Ubuntu wallpaper + dual screen

I had a nice wallpaper that went perfect with the ubuntu theme, a girl layed out in an orange colored bikini with ubuntu logo on it. Now in Ubuntu 10, I can get it to span all the way across both monitors. It will span, but it leaves empty space on each side. I'd like to make it span and stretch acr ...

dual monitor wallpaper Ubuntu 9.10

I am using Ubuntu 9.10. I have two monitors set up, they both are set at a resolution of 1024 X 768. I have a variety of jpg files I use as wallpaper. For some of these files, the entire picture stretches perfectly across the two monitors so that each monitor shows one half of the photo, and the res ...

Ubuntu NO wallpaper with Dual Monitor !!!

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.I've attached a external monitor (1280x1024) to my laptop...Resolution of laptops monitor is 1280x800I configured in nVidia X server settings for both monitors to work in twinview. That works fine, except there is no wallpaper and background is just whit ...

Ubuntu Cube wallpaper with dual head

Having some problems with the whole different wallpaper on each side of the cube thingy, as you can see from the first image that's what each wallpaper looks like.... however when you're on the desktop it appears slightly different as you can see with the second image.Wallpaper working in Expo mode ...

Ubuntu dual screen wallpaper managment

(sorry for making all these thread btw, just have alot of questions :eek: )are there any programs or tricks in ubuntu for managing wallpaper, i don't want to have to use a duel-screen wallpaper forever, and was hoping there was a way to but one wallpaper on each screen. ...

Ubuntu Best Dual Screen Wallpaper Websites

For those who have dual monitors, you know how hard it is to get quality dual screen wallpapers. I got these links:http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/70-beautiful-dual-monitors-desktop-wallpapers/http://www.instantshift.com/2009/07/16/115-amazing-dual-screen-wallpapers-to-spice-up-your-desktop/Anyone else ...

Ubuntu Animated wallpaper dual monitors

I am having a bit of fun with the pretty things in linux. I have followed these posts to get an animated desktop goinghttp://blog.prashanthellina.com/2007/08/22/matrix-desktop/http://www.fsckin.com/2008/04/14/fun-with-xwinwrap-in-compiz-fusion/The problem is, I can only get the animated desktop on m ...

Ubuntu No menus or desktop when I boot, just wallpaper

Installed ubuntu 10.10 last night, dual boot with XP. It was working great, I had most of my drivers installed and was really digging it, surfing the web, watching video etc. Went to bed around 12 after goofing around with it for about 3 hours or so. Got up this morning and went to boot it, but it d ...

Ubuntu Dual monitor problem with 10.10

I have Dual monitor problems with 10.10, like a lot of people it seems.I cannot get the extended desktop @ 3840X1080, I can only get mirrored.I am using an ATI gfx card, I tried this below but it did not work for me.sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppasudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgradeAn ...

KDE keeps loading Gnome Wallpaper!

folks. I am using dual-screen XGL with the famous "cube". It's great, but now I notice that I log into KDE but when it fires up, the GNOME background jumps ontop of my KDE wallpaper. Also I appear to have the entire gnome desktop - while I'm in KDE. Its driving me nuts. I can see underneat ...

Dual monitor support

New to this forum as you can see. Also kinda new to Linux but tearin it up. Love it.I have been trying to get my dual monitors set up, I have one Radeon 9550 AGP card, and connected to it a 1680x1050 monitor on DVI and a 1440x900 on the VGA. Took me forever to get it working like it is now, not sure ...

Ubuntu Dual Monitor Background Issue

The wallpapers on my dual monitor set up aren't working correctly. I am using a the nvidia binary drivers with twinview. When I set a desktop background it just centers it inbetween the two screens. I used to use fedora and when I used that using two screens it would fit the wallpaper so that it was ...

dual x servers and azureus problem!!

hii just switched from suse10.2 to ubuntu7.04.i just installed the bittorrent client gui, didnt like it, so installed azureus, liked it, so tried to uninstall the bittorrent client, azureus does not now load. i get the splash screen, the progress bar gets nearly to the end, then it closes itself? he ...

Dual Screens like windows desktop extension?? HELP PLEASE

After extensive searching, I have not yet found a solution to my problem.I have recently set up my computer with dual screens. One screen (primary) is a 20.1" 1680*1050. The other one is a 17" 1280*1024. I have the 17" to the right of my 20.1".I would like to have the smaller dis ...

Dual screen with ATI Radeon under MDK10.1 : KDE bug

I just installed the ATI drivers for XFree4.3 (xorg with MDK10.1), and the dual screen is working fine in 2drivers mode (= 2 separate desktop), excepts for a bug with the windows :When I open a window (whatever) on my secondary screen, a small line of 2 pixels on the top of this window appears on my ...

[Fluxbox] Set wallpapers on both monitors in dual setup?

I have a dual setup and just switched from Xubuntus Xfce? to Fluxbox... But now I can't set wallpapers on both my screens anymore. How do I do that?I had to change the Fluxbox menu from Head 1 to Head 2 to get it on my bigger, primary screen. Which is the one getting a wallpaper when I'm setting one ...

Ubuntu How do I: Use Wallpapers on Dual Monitors?

Installed Kubuntu 8.10, Hooray for the resurrection of KDE 4.1 way to reinvent. Getting to use all my kde programs natively. But I have a question, I have my dual monitors set up using TwinView and everything works but I can not get Wallpaper on the second monitor. It is just black.Any Ideas? ...

Where to find Free Desktop Wallpapers for Dual Monitors?

Guys, I saw the previous Wallpapers post which is now locked, but specifically wanted ideas on where to find sites which are designed for dual monitors. I checked out the previously suggested sites but had no luck:Desktop Nexus Wallpapers - Wallpaper, Desktop Wallpapers, Computer BackgroundsVladstud ...

Ubuntu only shows wallpaper after logging in!

Hello, my first install was 10.04, and everything was working fine. Only last night, and this morning, when I tried logging into Ubuntu, I entered my username, password, but after it accepted it, it only showed my cursor and the login wallpaper. Sometimes it gets to my desktop wallpaper, but shows n ...

Ubuntu 10.04 GeForce Dual Monitors

guys - I was running the previous version of Ubuntu with dual monitors (GeForce 9500GT GPU, Acer x203H, Acer X241W monitors) and everything was working fine. I upgraded to 10.04 this morning and one of my monitors is acting weird. First of all, the display is perfectly fine, it shows the wallpaper, ...

Ubuntu Different wallpapers for dual display setup??

I am a newbie with Ubuntu. I have used the search button but could not seem to find an answer for the following question.(probably something to do with my "newbieness")Is there any way to set up different backgrounds(wallpaper) for a dual display configuration? ...

Ubuntu Dual Monitors

I'm trying to run Dual Monitors between my 15.3" wide screen laptop display and my 15" CRT. I got it going, but:1. I don't have my wide-screen resolution on my laptop.2. it's sharing the wallpaper, and I want each screen to have it's own wallpaper.3. I want it to go back to normal when I u ...

Ubuntu Stretch wallpaper over two monitors

all, as the title suggests I have a dual monitor wallpaper but when when I change it in kubuntu 9.10 it just changes the wallpaper for the i am using, how do i get it to stretch one image over both monitors like it always used too?Thanks folks, sorry for the noobish questions!Guy ...

Dual boot Install, Ubuntu says no HD space.

Hello, I just installed Ubuntu after using Windows for 10+ years and no experience with any other OS. My apologies if there was a ready answer somewhere, I did run a few searches.I can provide more details as needed, I'm going to try to be brief but still give what I hope is relevant info. I have a ...

Ubuntu NBR Dual Screen Problems

I have the Netbook Remix installed on an Acer Aspire One D150. I (unsuccessfully) tried to use the dual screen settings in System-Preferences-Screen Resolution. The suggested settings for the laptop and the external screen (HP 1740 17") were correct. I was then prompted to 'auto-adjust' somethi ...

Ubuntu Compiz problem with identical dual moniors

I using a ASUS ATI Radeon HD2600 Pro card with Ubuntu 8.04.1 on dual 19¨ LCD monitors. I have the restricted drivers installed with Catalyst Control Centre and am running the Compiz window manager.I had 2 x 19¨ monitors; a Viewsonic VA912 and a Chimei CMV945A and everything worked fine. Last week ...

Ubuntu [Hardy] desktop wallpaper stretch incomplete !!

I run dual-head on my laptop with Hardy.The laptop screen uses 1280x800, while the other LED screen uses 1024x768, and I tried to stretch a wallpaper to the entire desktop. But as u can see in the attached image, the right half (my other screen) is not completely filled with the wallpaper, and quite ...

Ubuntu TwinView random wallpaper per monitor

I have been searching for the last several days for a decent way to have different wallpapers on each of my monitors in Gnome and have them rotate on a timer. I have not found anything that really worked the way I hoped. So last night I wrote a switcher in bash, and thought it might be useful for ot ...