XFce4 - bizarre window placement / work area on Alpha
fourdan at xfce.org
Tue Sep 2 00:33:13 CEST 2003
We have now identified and fixed the problem. Changes will be in next
xfce4 release (rc4)
Sorry for taking so long to reply, I had no idea of what could be the
problem until very recently...
On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 03:12, Trevor Callow wrote:
> sent the following to the xfce at xfce.org list a few days ago
> and did'nt get a reply so I thought I'd give this one a go.
> Trevor Callow
> New to XFce, I hope somebody can shed some light on the following
> problem/problems with XFce4 or point me at the right documentation.
> DEC Alpha1000a
> -Fresh install of FreeBSD Alpha 5.1 -ok
> -configured X on voodoo3
> -twm works as it should
> -download, compile & install the following
> via CVSup. xfce4-r2
> xfce4-desktop-3.99.2_1 xfce4-fm-3.99.2_1 xfce4-fm-icons-3.99.2 xfce4-
> iconbox-3.99.2 xfce4-mcs-manager-3.99.2 xfce4-mcs-plugins-3.99.2_1
> xfce4-mixer-3.99.2_1 xfce4-panel-3.99.2_1 xfce4-panel-themes-3.99.2_1
> xfce4-systray-3.99.2_1 xfce4-toys-3.99.2_1 xfce4-utils-3.99.2_1 xfce4-wm-
> -all is well no errors etc
> Then the problem.
> XFce4 started, loads and looks quite nice,
> but the work area is displaced up by
> 2/3 of the screen ie. all windows can not be
> moved to the lower 2/3 of the screen and are truncated.
> This happens in all 4 work areas.
> When displaying a new window they appear either off the top of the screen
> or only the bottom section is partially visible. Have tried various user
> settings but alas to no avail.
> Otherwise all else appears to work quite well ie.
> panels, consoles etc.
> Trevor Callow
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