Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 683691
Mis-positioning of top bar menus with multimonitor
Last modified: 2012-08-07 13:35:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Gets confused with multiple displays. The gadget on the left with the logout, control panel, etc.'s popup window appears on the wrong screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F15 Alpha Live Disc
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot live CD on a laptop with an external display attached. External monitor to the LEFT of the laptop.
2. Use the display control to move the external display to the right place.
3. Click on the power/control panel/etc widget. Watch where the popup window appears.
4. Log out and back on. System remembers the correct display positions but the popup still shows in the wrong place.
I'd guess the software assumes the left display is the primary and posts the popup there. In fact if I use xrandr to move the primary screen to the left screen everything works as right as mutter's insanity can be called correct.
*** Bug 688666 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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