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    Dual monitor with dual panel and windows task list


    Hello,

    I recently switched from Manjaro with Cinnamon. WIth Manjaro I was able to add a second panel to my second monitor and then add a second windows task list to that panel. IN doing so, the panel would show only the windows that were opened on the respective monitor.

    However, in Antergos, after adding the second panel to the second monitor, I cannot seem to get a second windows task list. It seems to only allow me on windows task list for all panels.

    What am I missing?

    Best regards

    System:    Host: gig-box Kernel: 4.7.6-1-ARCH x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 6.2.1)
               Desktop: Cinnamon 3.0.7 (Gtk 3.20.9) dm: lightdm Distro: Antergos Linux
    Machine:   System: Gigabyte product: N/A
               Mobo: Gigabyte model: Z170X-Gaming GT v: x.x UEFI: American Megatrends v: F7b date: 04/29/2016
    CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-6700K (-HT-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
               flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 32079
               clock speeds: min/max: 800/4200 MHz 1: 800 MHz 2: 1347 MHz 3: 841 MHz 4: 823 MHz 5: 990 MHz
               6: 2535 MHz 7: 4199 MHz 8: 799 MHz
    Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RV610 [Radeon HD 2400 PRO] bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:94c3
               Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
               Resolution: [email protected], [email protected]
               GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV610 (DRM 2.45.0 / 4.7.6-1-ARCH, LLVM 3.8.1)
               GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 12.0.3 Direct Rendering: Yes
    Audio:     Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RV610 HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 2350/2400 Series]
               driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 02:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:aa10
               Card-2 Intel Sunrise Point-H HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:a170
               Card-3 Microsoft LifeCam Cinema driver: USB Audio usb-ID: 001-003 chip-ID: 045e:075d
               Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.7.6-1-ARCH
    Network:   Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V
               driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15b8
               IF: enp0s31f6 state: down mac: <filter>
               Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
               driver: alx port: c000 bus-ID: 06:00.0 chip-ID: 1969:e0a1
               IF: enp6s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
    Drives:    HDD Total Size: 820.2GB (2.8% used)
               ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: N/A size: 256.1GB serial: nvme-eui.002538515a1607b4
               ID-2: /dev/sdb model: ST3500418AS size: 500.1GB serial: 6VM6V66V
               ID-3: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD3200JS size: 320.1GB serial: WD-WCAPD3554851
    Partition: ID-1: / size: 218G used: 6.5G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
               ID-2: /boot size: 240M used: 75M (34%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
               ID-3: swap-1 size: 16.84GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4
    Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C gpu: 48.0
               Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
    Info:      Processes: 203 Uptime: 29 min Memory: 1308.8/32128.2MB Init: systemd v: 231 Gcc sys: 6.2.1
               Client: Shell (bash 4.3.461 running in gnome-terminal-) inxi: 2.3.1 
    
    
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    Hi,

    The window list applet doesnt work like that. Basically it will list the windows that are positioned on the same monitor as the panel itself. Does that make sense? Not sure how to explain it better but I can try if needed :wink:

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    Sorry for the late reply. What you said lots.0.logs is basically what I said. The issue was when I added the second panel, it would not let me add a second windows list applet to the panel.

    I restarted and tried again: it worked.

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