Bug 801326 - GDM does not follow the display settings
GDM does not follow the display settings
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2012-03-08 05:13 EST by Kevin Raymond
Modified: 2013-08-01 06:06 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 06:06:22 EDT
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Description Kevin Raymond 2012-03-08 05:13:19 EST

Using Fedora 17 Alpha and gnome-control-center 3.3.5, I set my right display to be on the right (default on the left of the other one), but this config is not used by GDM, I still get the wrong display position.
Which is switched once logged in.

BTW, I don't know where should I set the primary display (manual Xorg.conf edit?)
Comment 1 Kevin Raymond 2012-03-08 05:17:30 EST
GDM component correction, sorry for the confusion.
Comment 2 John Ellson 2012-03-08 13:07:00 EST
Perhaps related to this, gdm will pop-up it's login selector panel on random displays.   This makes it really tough to login, or reopen a session, on a laptop after it has been connected to an external display, but now isn't.

gdm should *always* open on the same display; the one that is the laptop's main display.
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