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Re: Multimonitor support

From: Sergii Stoian
Subject: Re: Multimonitor support
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:42:28 +0200


> On 19 Feb 2020, at 00:23, Johannes Brakensiek <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> Am 08.02.20 um 16:09 schrieb Fred Kiefer:
>> lease feel free to test what did improve for your laptop setup.
>> As I wrote we expect that this get better for everybody. Maybe after a short 
>> hiccup phase in the beginning. I already had to commit a small fix for 
>> Sergii’s changes. But as I don’t have a multi monitor setup, I won’t see any 
>> of the benefits.
>> What should be tested now is for example centering a window on a screen. 
>> This should only take the current monitor into account not the complete 
>> virtual screen.
> I was really looking forward for these changes and wanted to test them.
> I don't know if this is the right place to report issues, but for me multi 
> monitor support seems to not work as expected.
> I compiled and installed libs-gui and libs-back from latest git master.
> I have a second screen on the right of my main screen. This screen is smaller 
> than the main screen and it is positioned a little below the main screen.
> When I open an app, GWorkspace fe., the app icon is placed outside of the 
> view of the main screen (due to the fact that the virtual screen is a little 
> bit greater because the second screen is placed below the first). This just 
> behaves as I was used to it: When I place both screens at the same level next 
> to each other the app icon is shown.
> The same happens to the app menu when you use macOS menu style. If the left 
> screen is placed lower than the right screen I won't see the parts of the 
> menu which contain the clickable items, because they are placed outside of 
> the view of the left screen.
> Same applies to dialogs (fe. when I quit GWorkspace): They are not centered 
> in relation to the sizes of the current monitor but are placed far right - at 
> the center of the virtual screen.
> Is there anything I have to do to make the new changes take effect?
> I'm using Ubuntu Mate 19.10.
> $ X -version
> X.Org X Server 1.20.5
> X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
> Build Operating System: Linux 4.4.0-165-generic x86_64 Ubuntu
> Current Operating System: Linux 5.3.0-29-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 17 
> 17:27:26 UTC 2020 x86_64
> Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-5.3.0-29-generic 
> processor.max_cstate=2 vt.handoff=7
> Build Date: 08 October 2019  09:43:30AM
> xorg-server 2:1.20.5+git20191008-0ubuntu1 (For technical support please see 
> Current version of pixman: 0.38.4
> Thank you for your support
> Johannes

Thank you for your report. I understand where problem is. I’ll look into it.


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