LXDE not ready for multi-monitor setups

I have been using Xfce since about August 2010 (before that: icewm). I always kept on hearing the occassional occurrence of LXDE when topics of light window managers were raised, so I today I gave LXDE a spin, for completeness. In my home environment, I attach an external monitor to yield some extra space, but, as it seems, lxpanel-0.5.8 does not support placing the panel on a specific monitor (rather than the X screen), so LXDE just became irrelevant to me. FYI, the screen/display config is:

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 1332, maximum 4096 x 4096
LVDS1 connected 1024x600+0+732 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 220mm x 129mm
   1024x600       60.0*+
   800x600        60.3     56.2
   640x480        59.9
VGA1 connected 1280x1024+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 376mm x 301mm
   1280x1024      60.0*+   75.0     72.0
   1152x864       75.0
   1024x768       75.1     70.1     60.0
   832x624        74.6
   800x600        72.2     75.0     60.3
   640x480        72.8     75.0     66.7     60.0
   720x400        70.1
   640x350        70.1

Posted 2012-08-11 19:08 / Tags: Linux, Window Managers. / link