maximized windows cover bottom panel in dual monitor configuration

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Sat Apr 16 23:41:39 CEST 2011

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 3:15 AM, Emre Erenoglu <erenoglu at> wrote:
> Dear Developers,
> I have a notebook screen and a separate monitor.  I usually use my notebook
> attached to this external monitor (1680x1050), which sites above the LCD of
> the notebook (1280x800) and configured as such with xrandr:
>  $ xrand
> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1680 x 1850, maximum 8192 x 8192
> LVDS1 connected 1280x800+0+1050 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> 304mm x 190mm
> VGA1 connected 1680x1050+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> 433mm x 270mm

Your laptop screen is below the external monitor, this means the panel
cannot set struts on this edge (because struts are relative from the
screen edge). So either but the laptop screen above, left or right of
the external monitor or use a setup with 2 screens.


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