Xfce uses screen size of disconnected monitor

Kok, Auke sofar at foo-projects.org
Sat Nov 3 08:44:16 CET 2007

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Henk Boom wrote:
>> On 02/11/2007, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
>>> I think the problem is that xfwm4 just doesn't have xrandr 1.2 support.
>> It seems a lot of things don't support xrandr 1.2 yet, I have to
>> restart xfdesktop and xfce4-panel to make them realize when I add or
>> remove screens =(. Is this support planned?
> I don't think anyone's really talked about it.  Really, though, this 
> support should be added to gtk -- xfdesktop at least just uses gtk to 
> enumerate monitors and screens.  Gtk doesn't appear to provide a signal 
> for screen/monitor addition or removal.  Not really sure how to handle 
> this here.  If someone wants to donate a computer with a video card with 
> xrandr 1.2 support, as well as an extra LCD monitor, I'd be glad to look 
> into it ^_~.

just upgrade to xorg-7.3 and you *get* xrandr-1.2 support. it's just a protocol.


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