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  • "davewithheld" started this thread

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Location: Everett, WA

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Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 7:08am

Can I swap desktop 1 and desktop 2?

I have a dual head Nvidia 5200 with DVI driving my 17" monitor and analog (15-pin) driving my 1080p LCD TV (actually a 37" monitor with external tuner). With the dual head, single card, I can only have one display with two screens and only one of the screens gets the video overlay, screen 0. I would like that to be the TV but also want that to be desktop 2 in a 2-screen, single user configuration.

Is it possible to change my default display to be on screen 1 (DISPLAY :0.1)? I would like the login prompt (and all popup prompts, like logout, etc) (desktop 1) to be displayed on display :0.1 and my second desktop to be on :0.0. Anyone heard of this? Is it possible? Is there a better way (besides 2nd video card and multiseat)?

Dave D.