Re: Xinerama and gnome-control-center problems?
On 02 Feb 2001 21:26:26 -0800, Carl B. Constantine wrote:
> I submitted this report to ximain (not that they acknowledge it or anything,
> GRR) but thought I'd ask here if the same problem occurs in the regular
Our BTS fell victim to an IDE controller failure, and is now sitting as
several thousand files in /lost+found. Until it comes back up, new
reports are being queued (and not inserted into the database).
email@example.com is the contact address for issues with our Debian
> Package: gnome-control-center
> Version: 1.2.2-helix2
> I've dist-upgraded to Debian sid and am trying to use the xinerama extension
> to XFree86 4.0.2 on my Matrox G450 card. I have it working, but
> Gnome-Control-Center seems to not recognize that the desktop is larger than
> one monitor. Instead of stretching a background across both monitors like it
> should (and like I've done in the past with Xfrree 4.0 on a G400 card and
> Gnome 1.1), it tries to restart the background on EACH monitor. Depending on
> the option I choose (and the size of the picture being used), the background
> may start to be placed in the center of each screen.
Have you reported this to the GNOME Control Center people? I suspect
that it would be broken upstream - we don't patch the background
properties capplet in any way.
And unfortunately, we don't have a multi-head box to test with.