Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1028153
Switching from dual monitor to single monitor produced two panels.
Last modified: 2015-02-17 14:07:47 EST
Description of problem:
I recently installed Fedora 19 x86_64. In the display config from "system settings" I de-selected the monitor in my laptop and am using the monitor connected to the HDMI port of the laptop. This was not in a "real" dual monitor configuration. This produced two panels at the bottom of my screen. The original one is in the background and the one from the left (laptop) monitor is smaller and in front of the original one.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens all the time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. see the description above.
A single monitor behaving as a single monitor from the HDMI port
After several yum update executions, I rebooted the system.
The values I had specified (the removal of the laptop's monitor from the config was back. When I disabled the monitor and poked the apply button, the system lost it's mind.
. the mouse became non functional
. the display with various konsoles locations was changed, some disappeared
. the firefox was partially off the edge of the hdmi (right) monitor as if the size of the display had been expanded beyond the physical size of the monitor as was the ktorrent display
. the screenshot capability was non functional (this may not have been caused by this event though)
. the keyboard still worked though the mouse was gone (both devices are USB devices).
. alt-ctrl-backspace did NOT work
. the dual panels at the bottom were still present. it should be noted that they behaved as if the first (left) monitor's panels had been relocated to the hdmi (right) monitor.
This problem area is becoming very serious.
It was suggested in https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=183143 that having kscreen installed might solve parts of this problem. I just checked my system, fedora 19 x86_64 and kscreen is installed at kscreen-1.0.1-1.fc19.x86_64.
This bug is not the same as kde#183143.
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