Description of problem:
When turning on dual-head (or via static xorg configuration or via randr) the
gnome panel always gets the dimensions of the first screen returned by xrandr
instead of the dimension of the screen the panel is on.
For example, I've got a laptop with a 1920x1200 LVDS and a VGA out.
VGA disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
LVDS connected 1920x1200+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 331mm x
When connecting the VGA to a 1600x1200 panel the VGA port will be correctly
configured. The panel will remain on the 1920x1200 screen but will be resized to
fit on a 1600x1200 screen.
I've seen this problem on Intel 965 and ATI r300 adapters, so it seems fairly
Why can't the panel keep the resolution of the screen it's on?
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