[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#357405: Bug#357405: Bug#357405: xfce4-panel: panel forgets entries when used with multi-head config

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Mon Dec 10 07:23:05 UTC 2007

On ven, 2007-11-02 at 08:15 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On jeu, 2006-03-16 at 23:10 -0500, Phillip Steinbachs wrote:
> > There is a problem with the panel on  multi-head (non Xinerama)
> > setups. 
> > I can make changes to the panel on the second head (:0.1), but they
> > are not 
> > remembered on the next login.  Changes to the panel on the first
> > display (:0.0) 
> > are remembered.  The panel stores its configuration data under
> > ~/.config/xfce4/panel in the contents.xml file, and copies this to
> > contents.xml.active while logged in.  It also creates a
> > contents.xml.active.1 
> > file for the second head, but its contents are being derived from the
> > defaults.
> > Basically, the panel is not properly saving the state of the second
> > panel at 
> > session logout (yes I've tried saving the session).  It requires that
> > you
> > reconfigure the panel after each login, and I consider that unusable
> > for most
> > users.
> I have now a second screen to try this non xinerama setup, but I have
> two problems:
> - I don't really know how to configure dual head without xinerama
> - anyway, with randr 1.2 I don't think it's possible anymore to have
> this setup
> Do you still have the problem and can you provide informations about
> your config?

Hmhm, I guess you don't have the problem anymore, without any answer?
4.4.2, wich has been uploaded recently, is supposed to fix some issue
with dual head, so maybe it's the case.

Without answer, I guess we can consider this bug done, and will close

Thanks for your time, and regards.

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