Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 835401
can not tell gnome in fallback mode, which display should the applications start in
Last modified: 2013-07-31 20:44:13 EDT
Description of problem:
using gnome3 in fallback mode, when i start applications, they start in the notebook display instead of the external display (bigger) that has the panels.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q gnome-desktop3
Steps to Reproduce:
1.login to gnome3
2.start an application (like nautilus or gedit or claws-mail)
it shows-up in the smaller display, that has no panels
it shows-up in the display that have the panels
even after moving the nautilus window to the bigger display, if i select a different "location" in the sidebar, the window moves back to the smaller display: open "Computer" from "Places" menu. on the left sidebar select "Documents" -> the window moves back to the notebook's display.
sometimes this happens in gedit or libreoffice or etc, too.
note that after closing the window on the big display, it will open in the big display.
$ lspci | grep -i VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G98M [Quadro NVS 160M] (rev a1)
$ lsmod | grep video | grep nouveau | grep -v i2c
video 18935 1 nouveau
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