Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 509875
Runs on screen 0 by default when started from screen 1.
Last modified: 2010-06-28 09:29:59 EDT
Description of problem:
Gnome terminal start on screen :0.0 even when started from screen :0.1. If one forces the terminal to screen :0.1 via a command line option, the terminal will start on :0.1. This behaviour has only been seen with Fedora 11, it was not present in Fedora 10.
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Run X with two screens. I'm using an NVidia card on a Dell laptop. Attempt to start a gnome-terminal on screen 1.
It will appear on screen 0 unless you force to screen 0 with command line options.
A terminal should start on the same screen it was created from.
This bug may affect other programs other than gnome-terminal.
After some more testing I realize this problem only occurs when I start it from the gnome-panel on screen 1. That is, if I actually type "gnome-terminal" in a gnome-terminal on screen 1, it does indeed appear on screen 1. However, if I use the gnome-panel on screen 1, it appears on screen 0.
I also noticed that a number of the gnome-games launched from the panel on screen 1 will appear on screen 0. Therefore this bug is not just with gnome-terminal.
Therefore, perhaps this bug should be reassigned to gnome-panel.
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