Fwd: Re: Xinerama
fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Jun 11 21:08:13 CEST 2003
If windows appear off screen in Xinerama, it most likely means that
Xinerama was not specified when compiling libxfcegui4.
On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 17:09, Chris de Vidal wrote:
> We had this conversation offlist. Perhaps my Xinerama problem will be fixed
> with an upgrade.
> --- Chris de Vidal <cdevidal at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 08:08:33 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Chris de Vidal <cdevidal at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: Xinerama
> > To: Francois Le Clainche <fleclainche at wanadoo.fr>
> > --- Francois Le Clainche <fleclainche at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > > > Could you set your smaller monitor to Y coordinate 600 or something and
> > see
> > > if
> > > > new windows dissapear into the dead space? Often new windows will appear
> > > in 0
> > > > 0 which is offscreen for me.
> > >
> > > Hi, thx for your answer.
> > >
> > > I've tested, with several configurations, and *new* windows do not
> > > appear into the dead space.
> > Hm, OK. That's worth upgrading for (:
> > > *But* any application which is *told* to start at 0x0y (ie. gkrellm or
> > > the taskbar) ends totally or partially hidden. I do not think this is an
> > > abnormal behaviour, even if it's annoying. Did you test with a wm like
> > > fluxbox, which, afaik, handles xinerama quite well ?
> > XFCE3 handled this beautifully, while KDE had this same problem.
> > =====
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