How Do I Move Panel Across Monitors?

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How Do I Move Panel Across Monitors?

Post by odo5435 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:50 pm

I am running Mint Maya Cinnamon and have a dual monitor setup with an ATI Radeon card. After much reading I'm discovering Maya Cinnamon and ATI do not get along well and I'm still in the process of trying to get it working the way I would prefer. Unfortunately, many of the threads about dual monitors and ATI are either ignored or no-one knows the answers. A good 50% of the threads I've searched simply don't have any replies.

My main stumbling block at the moment is that the panel sits on the wrong monitor. There must be some simple way to move the panel to the other monitor but it is eluding me. It won't drop and drag, right or left clicking on the panel with or without the Alt key produces nothing, and there is nothing I can find in the settings screen other than moving from top to bottom.

The closest thread I can find on the topic is this one which, as I said, I've tried and it doesn't work for me.

There must be something I'm overlooking but a couple of days trying to fix this has got me nowhere. Can someone please point me in the right direction?

System specs:

System: Host: mark-P35-DS3 Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic i686 (32 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya
Machine: Mobo: Gigabyte model: P35-DS3 version: x.x Bios: Award version: F2 date: 05/14/2007
CPU: Dual core Intel Pentium D CPU (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3)
Clock Speeds: 1: 2400.00 MHz 2: 2400.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV710 [Radeon HD 4350]
X.Org: 1.11.3 driver: fglrx Resolution: 1280x768@59.9hz, 1024x768@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series GLX Version: 3.3.11627 - CPC
Audio: Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV710/730 HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 4000 series] driver: snd_hda_intel
Card-2: Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: 1.0.24
Network: Card: Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver: r8169
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 00:1a:4d:46:77:67
Drives: HDD Total Size: 1250.3GB (2.9% used) 1: /dev/sda ST3250820AS 250.1GB
2: /dev/sdb WDC_WD10EACS 1000.2GB
Partition: ID: / size: 15G used: 4.5G (32%) fs: ext4 ID: /home size: 98G used: 29G (32%) fs: ext4
ID: swap-1 size: 2.32GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors: Error: You do not have the sensors app installed.
Info: Processes: 147 Uptime: 1:03 Memory: 417.8/2012.3MB Client: Shell inxi: 1.7.33
LinuxMint 14 'Nadia' 64-bit dual boot with Win' 7
Kernel: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic (x86_64) >< Cinnamon

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Re: How Do I Move Panel Across Monitors?

Post by pedroenrique » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:25 am

The response here worked for me (Mint 14 Maya)
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... on#p596569

Right click on Panel, choose Properties, remove the "Expand" parameter, drag the panel over to the other screen.
Again, right click on Panel, choose Properties, select the "Expand" parameter.

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