Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 867378
twinview results in duplicate desktop icons on both screens and background does not span screens any more
Last modified: 2013-08-01 01:29:37 EDT
Description of problem:
After the update from 16th of October, the LXDE twinview resulted in loss of virtual desktop spanning two twinview screens. Backgrounds are no longer spanned across the screens and desktop icons appear on both displays.
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Steps to Reproduce:
The wallpaper and the icons are handled by pcmanfm. pcmanfm never really did multiple screens, spanning the desktop over two displays was just the default behavior of the X-server.
In pcmanfm 1.0.1 this has been changed. It now offers some multi-display support, but only does cloning. What you are seeing is not a bug but a feature, see http://blog.lxde.org/?p=947.
I know this answer is not really helpful for you. Therefor I suggest you install arandr and use it to configure your desired setup. arandr just generates a xrandr command line you could then add to the LXDE autostart via lxsession-edit.
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