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Plugged in an additional monitor

is it possible to have extended screen on all workspaces

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  • Please clarify what you mean. Do you want to extend the desktop to another monitor? If so, there's a setting inside system settings.
    – Maccer
    May 9, 2019 at 9:43
  • as of now only workspace gets extended to multiple monitors. Incase I switch workspaces, then is it possible to extend that workspace also onto the multiple monitors
    – ankscorek
    May 9, 2019 at 13:25

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I think this is what you want (execute in terminal)

gsettings set org.gnome.mutter workspaces-only-on-primary false

Works same as on gnome since it's based on gnome.

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  • The workspace switcher though only shows on the primary monitor, so there's no way to switch to other workspaces without clicking on the dock application?
    – svandragt
    Oct 31, 2022 at 11:17
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If you want to extend your workspace on both monitors - System settings > Displays, disable Mirror Display and you can have extended workspace on both monitors. You can modify it by dragging both monitors top/bottom/left/right in order to fit how you want the space to be arranged.

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