Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433737
XFCE fails to maximize windows on a dual-screen desktop
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:40:17 EST
Description of problem:
When you have a dual-screen system and an XFCE panel on the border between the
displays, maximizing windows on the opposite screen results in a window that has
the maximize button depressed, but does not take up the entire screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get two displays working with a large desktop (as opposed to clone) setup.
2. Start up XFCE and put a panel on the border between the displays on display A.
3. Move a window to display B and maximize it.
Window has maximize property set, but does not take up the full area of the screen.
Window should actually fill the screen.
I can see about duplicating this here, but a few questions:
- How are you seeing up the 2 displays? xrandr? Or via xorg.conf changes?
Can you attach the xrandr command and/or a copy of your /etc/X11/xorg.conf?
- When you say "full area of the screen" do you mean the full area of display B
? Or displayA + displayB ?
Thanks for the bug report.
I use xrandr; the command is: "xrandr --output VGA --left-of LVDS --auto" (or
right-of, depending on how my desk is laid out).
I'm expecting the maximized window to fill display B, not both displays.
Thanks for the prompt response.
Of course the prompt response was useless without more prompt followup. ;)
Sorry about the delay here.
So, do you get a window the size of displayA on displayB? ie, does it look like it's calculating max via the size of displayA instead of displayB?
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