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This thread might be old but I've just stumbled upon dual monitors and panels. Using Mint 17.2 and cinnamon. You can Modify-->copy applet configuration on your main panel, and then paste it on your secondary monitor/panel. Some of the applets cannot work on both so mint will skip them. Works like a charm right now for me.


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More info: xrandr --output eDP1 --mode 1366x768 --output HDMI1 --mode 1920x1080 --same-as eDP1 Then this: xrandr --output HDMI1 --pos -277x-156 seems to do EXACTLY what I want. EXCEPT only with my laptop lid left open. Closing the lid seems to reset everything :( Even lifting the laptop lid again, it doesn't remember the previous setting. I have to ...


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Placement of windows is dependant on Window Manager. Therefore, you should change configuration of your window manager and see how you can customize window placement. Please note that you since you set screens to mirror, it will be probably impossible to make one of the screens show some different application, or at least kind of unnatural(since that would ...


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Ok I found a solution, not exactly what I was hoping for, but it works. Install unclutter and use unclutter -idle 0 -root -jitter 9999 This hides your mouse. So the final approach is: xrandr --output HDMI-1 --brightness 0 unclutter -idle 0 -root -jitter 9999


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Are you running that script from within LXDE? If so, when you kill your session and LXDE shuts down, the script is terminated as well as its a child of the LXDE session.



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