[kde-linux] kde4.1 and xrandr

Beso givemesugarr at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 12:33:51 UTC 2008

2008/8/6 <pkaplan1 at comcast.net>

> I'm beginning to suspect that many of the behavioral problems I'm having w/
> kde 4.1 (kubuntu) are related to running on an intel 915 graphics chip/i810
> driver and two monitors; a laptop 1024x768 and external 1280x1024.
> I use xrandr to config a large virtual desktop spanning both monitors
> (2304x1024), which works fine under kde3.5.9 and xfce, but 4.1 can't seem to
> handle this configuration; some pretty consistent bugs as well as some
> inconsistent ones.
> Things seem better behaved if I run on one or the other monitor, but even
> cloning the output to both seems to cause some problems, probably because of
> the different screen sizes.
> Is there any work being done on getting 4.x to play nice with xrandr and
> dual monitors?  Is there a timetable for completion?  Does anyone know if
> this is a 4.1 problem or a kubuntu problem?
> Paul

try using the system configuration applet of 4.1 to set up the mode. maybe
kde4.1 needs it to be set that way.

dott. ing. beso
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