Re: [Evolution] Why does not copy & paste work in separate monitor setup?

On Thu, 2015-07-16 at 13:52 +0200, Bjørn T Johansen wrote:
Yes, I know it's not the "normal" way but it's the way I have always 
done it... :) I am a developer and I run my IDE on one desktop on 
display 2 and my web browser on a different desktop on the same
display, databaseadmin app on yet a different desktop, etc...
At the same time, I have terminal window open that tail logfiles on 
display 1.. And when I change desktop on display 2, I do not want to 
change desktop at the same time on display 1, if you see.... :)

I think what you're calling a "desktop" most X display managers refer to
as a "workspace" (there are so many ways to possibly name the same
thing; it's really helpful if everyone uses the same names).

All desktop environments I'm familiar with have options that let you
specify that a window should appear on all workspaces, so even when you
switch workspaces the window doesn't move.  Right-click on the title bar
and look for the "Always on visible workspace" (or similarly-named)

In newer versions of GNOME you can actually specify that one entire
screen should not change when you switch workspaces, so any window you
put on that screen automatically stays put and switching workspaces
applies only to the other screen(s).  This is what I use and it's

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