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How to 'fix' flash not maximizing on the correct screen in Ubuntu 11.10

If you use two monitors or a separate TV screen in Ubuntu you may have noticed that when trying to maximise a flash video it maximises on the wrong screen.  Initially when you plug a second monitor the display manager will look something like the following.


I've not found documentation on this, but it seems as if Ubuntu assumes that the screen the furthest to the left is considered the primary screen.  So all you have to do is drag the second monitor to the left of the original monitor as below.


Click apply.  Now Ubuntu will use the second monitor as the primary screen (all dialogs will open there) and flash videos will maximise in this screen as well.

Good Luck!

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  1. Uau, so simple and sooo easy!
    Thank you very much for that, you saved me!

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