Zorin menu multi-monitor

I've only just learned the Zorin menu is a custom application not associated with other distributions. It works perfectly fine, but I was wondering if there is now, or a future plan to enable it for multiple monitors?

Right-Click the Taskbar -> Taskbar Settings -> Position -> Display on all Monitors

Thanks for the reply. I wonder if we are talking about the same thing. I would like this on all monitors:


Additionally, I've always had "display on all monitors" enabled, but I don't see the Zorin menu as included in this.


Yes, Its the Same, you might have to add the Menu to the other monitors, but that will span/enable the panel across all monitors. So change the drop down from Primary to another monitor, and then should be able to enable the menu and applications ect, by marking them visible. just mirror the primary monitor on your system.

I must be confused. Are you saying I can triplicate the Zorin menu icon (like the Start button in Windows) on a multi-monitor setup in Zorin?


edit: Ok, I see now. The "Left box" in Zorin Taskbar controls the Zorin menu icon. I'll see if I can make it work.

If the "Left box" taskbar item in Taskbar settings is the Zorin menu icon, then toggling visibility does not make it visible on non-primary monitors. I would have thought checking "Apply changes for all monitors" would take care of this. Unfortunately for the interim, unless somebody proves me wrong, Zorin menu can not be triplicated to other monitors.

Sorry I had to go use my son's computer as I only have a single 34-in monitor. So after enabling expand panel across all monitors add a new panel set the panel width to 100%, so it goes across the whole screen and then add menu items. Preference -> Items -> Add. Zorin Menu is at the bottom called Zorin Menu lite

@seanhinkley 's DE doesn't seem to be Gnome. Zorin Core's Taskbar is implemented by extensions of Gnome. Apparently, due to technical limitations, it is not possible to make the extension function outside of the primary display.

That's the 16.2 Pro live USB, nothing installed or modded (bottom two pictures on the dual display). My desktop (top pictures) are 16.2 pro with Mars theme and candy icon pack.

But as shown in the bottom picture with the two monitors the task bar will work on multiple monitors out of the box and that desktop has a 3070ti so works with Nvidia drivers as well.

I am using Zorin Core 16.2 and have never seen such a preferences. How can I do this?

Yeah I just right clicked on an empty space on the taskbar after loading the live environment and went up to the menu and then there was a submenu that had panel preference and that's the menu I sent this up in

I can't find Panel Preferences.
Screenshot from 2023-01-08 23-57-48

Hmm you might have something, just tested the same usb on the same pc, and two others, the menu is different on the amd graphics, machines (looks like yours) and when i boot with regular or safe graphics the same, when i do modern nvidia drivers the menu is different, still shows gnome as the DE - wonder if it is the nvidia driver adding/enabling settings?

maybe ill steal a kids monitor later and try on my desktop. where i can do a step by step.

Does this help?

Can I do it without Nvidia?

I concur with the constraints described by others here, in that I also have no panel options in Zorin Core 16.2. Otherwise, I have an AMD GPU if that ties theories together.

@Anfo yeah i tested on my laptop as well, no menu with intel graphics, seems to only appear with nVidia graphics on modern cards, 30x and higher as it did not show for my media server running a 790. but that doesn't use the modern nvidia display driver.

@AZorin any thoughts on this?

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