Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 462431
Dual Monitor setup + cant fully drag app between screens
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:10:25 EDT
Created attachment 316821 [details]
Xorg.0.log .xsession-errors xorg.conf output of xrandr
Description of problem:
After I log into Gnome I'm unable to drag applications between
For example I start firefox then going to move it to
the second monitor and while moving it stop about 2 inches
away from the edge of the monitor ( moving it on the monitor to the right )
I start pidgin and i'm unable to move it more then 3 inches to the right
I'm able to put the panel on the right screen no problem,
I'm able to move the mouse between screens.
Now here comes the interesting part...
To bypass this I go to System --> Hardware --> Screen resolution
and change the refresh rate from 75 Hz to 60 Hz and things work normally!!!
( If I log out I need to change the refresh rate again from 60 Hz to 75 hz )
I don't know if this is related or another bug but somehow tux typing is able
to alter your settings from spanning desktop to "mirrored screens"..
Start the game ( and the game starts in "mirrored screens" output ) quit the game your display is set to "mirrored screen" output
( instead of spanning desktop )
Can be fixed with System --> Hardware --> Screen resolution..
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Log in - log out
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log in - log out or restart X
Unable to fully move apps between screens
Being able to fully move apps between screens
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
First take a look at the attachment I attached to the report!
Second since when did X cope using 2 monitors without an xorg.conf in F9
Are you saying that the Virtual Display issue has been fixed?
Created attachment 316947 [details]
Created attachment 316948 [details]
Created attachment 316949 [details]
output of xrandr
Created attachment 316950 [details]
Do developers ( atleast X ) prefer each ( log )
file as an separated attachments instead of
all files in a single tar ball?
( Good to know for future reports )
(In reply to comment #7)
> Do developers ( atleast X ) prefer each ( log )
> file as an separated attachments instead of
> all files in a single tar ball?
> ( Good to know for future reports )
Yes, we certainly prefer each log to be in its own attachment. Then we can do things like
curl 'https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=316948' \
| grep -E '^\s*(EE|WW)'
which helps a lot when you have a lot of bugs to deal with.
This is almost certainly a metacity bug.
So I quote Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb lyric..
( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB1cNkC71vE )
Is there anybody in there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone home?"
Just checking for status update...
Is this being worked on?
Any further info needed?
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