[compiz] compiz works really strange with external monitor
arus at poczta.onet.pl
Wed Feb 6 00:20:35 PST 2008
W dniu 2008-02-05 09:25, Danny Baumann pisze:
>> Maybe the following description would help a bit to find a reason ?
>> I have similar example. It wasn't always like this, it started in the past after one of upgrades of compiz (months ago, I think shortly after beryl-compiz merge). It may be also due to upgrade of Xorg (from 1.2 to 1.3).
>> The virtual size of my screen is 1280x1024, display resolution is 1024x768. When screensaver is started it usually displays only on part of the screen (of size 1024x768 or a bit smaller), like on the following "sketch":
>> |screen 1280x1024. |
>> | +----------.----+
>> | | . |
>> | | screen saver | ..... dots mark out boundaries of visible area
>> |.....|........... |
>> | | <= 1024x768 |
>> However sometimes (rarely) screensaver starts on the whole 1280x1024 area. I could not find any rule.
>> The result of the mentioned xinerama test is always the same:
>> Head 0: num 0, Origin 0 0, Size 1280 1024
>> It happens with different kinds of hardware and in different Linux distributions.
> Let me guess: all of those distributions run KDE? ;-)
> If yes, it's not a Xinerama problem, it's a problem inside KDE's
> screensaver that was fixed with KDE 3.5.8.
Ouch! You are right. Thanks for for the tip :).
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