Bug#367349: metacity: Xinerama and saved GNOME session, window
manuel.bilderbeek at oce.com
Mon May 15 09:29:38 UTC 2006
When I upgraded to GNOME 2.14 via my regular Debian testing
dist-upgrade, I found a problem with window placement on my xinerama
setup. I had the following setup. On the left monitor I had a big
gnome-terminal (at the right part of the screen) and on the right
monitor I had 2 smaller gnome-terminals (on the left part of the
This worked fine with the GNOME 2.12 components. I had these 3
gnome-terminals started up automatically with the 'save current session'
option of the logout-dialog of GNOME.
However, since the upgrade, the 2 gnome-terminals on the right monitor
disappeared. To fix this, I just launched 2 new gnome-terminals, placed
them correctly on the xinerama-desktop (so, on the right monitor) and
saved the session. When logging in now, the 2 gnome-terminals from the
right screen just end up on top of the big gnome-terminal of the left
It seems it won't place 'saved session' programs on the right screen
anymore. However, the GNOME panel I have on the right screen works just
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Versions of packages metacity depends on:
ii libatk1.0-0 1.11.4-2 The ATK accessibility
ii libc6 2.3.6-7 GNU C Library: Shared
ii libgconf2-4 2.14.0-1 GNOME configuration
ii libglib2.0-0 2.10.2-1 The GLib library of C
ii libgtk2.0-0 2.8.16-1 The GTK+ graphical user
ii libice6 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 Inter-Client Exchange
ii libmetacity0 1:2.14.1-2 library of lightweight GTK2
ii libpango1.0-0 1.12.1-2 Layout and rendering of
ii libsm6 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 X Window System Session
ii libstartup-notification0 0.8-1 library for program launch
ii libx11-6 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 X Window System protocol
ii libxcursor1 1.1.3-1 X cursor management library
ii libxext6 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 X Window System
ii libxinerama1 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 X Window System multi-head
ii libxrandr2 6.9.0.dfsg.1-6 X Window System Resize,
ii libxrender1 1:0.9.0.2-1 X Rendering Extension
ii metacity-common 1:2.14.1-2 Shared files of lightweight
metacity recommends no packages.
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