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Problem while using 2 screens

  • I am currently using 2 screens and I like to browse various websites while watching videos on the second screen.
    After dragging one tab to the second screen Opera GX opens another instance to browse but whenever I close this tab or the window itself the other window closes aswell and Opera GX just restarts. This is kinda annoying since I have to drag back the tabs to the first window and close them one by one.

    Is there any way to fix this?

  • @vicarious
    hmmm. I'm doing like this all the time and dragging, from one screen to another, tabs with video or something else with no problem. ...
    .... and when i'm dragging tab to another screen like window explorer
    Maybe you have something in Windows settings to setup or you're using 3rd part soft to manage multiscreen like CCC or something.

  • @ragestan

    I can drag the tabs to the other screen without any problems BUT when I close this window, the window on the other screen closes too.
    It works just fine with firefox / chrome but not with Opera.

  • For anyone that has this problem too and maybe for dev's to look into this I fixed this issue myself.

    It's caused by the option Show starting page after closing and re-starting OGX. If you choose to keep the tabs from your previous session after closing it works just fine. I guess that's why it closes all tabs and windows at once and restarts showing the starting page.

  • @vicarious I tested this here with "Start from the beginning with start page" and "Open a specific page or a page group", and in both ways, closing the window on the secondary screen didn't close the one on my main monitor.

    Did you have the "GX Corner on the sidebar" enabled?