Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 443558
gnome-display-properties dual-head support
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:10:16 EDT
**please re-file appropriately - there is no gnome-display-properties component
to select when submitting a bug***
Description of problem:
gnome-display-properties not handling dual head configuration.
It correctly identifies the two screens connected, and allows me to enable any
option I choose. However, after applying changes it does not correctly display
them. It will only output on one physical monitor at a time (unless mirrored is
ticked), and the display on which nothing is being output is greyed out in
gnome-display-properties, and the two displays' outlines are placed on top of
each other after applying changes. (see attached before and after shots)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: Every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start gnome-display-properties
2. enable a second monitor to the left / right / above / below the currently
3. hit apply.
Only 1 screen shows the desktop at a time.
The desktop should span both screens.
Running Rawhide x86_64
Graphics adapter Radeon 3850 (R670)
Using driver 'radeon'
(This is a bug report for a tool, not a "how do I configure xorg.conf for
dual-head support" request)
Created attachment 303282 [details]
screenshot of gnome-display-properties, being correctly displayed on my Samsung 22" display
Created attachment 303283 [details]
after 'apply', desktop output only on Acer 19", and Samsung 22" greyed out, and placed on top of other monitor
Reassigning to control-center.
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