[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#357409: Bug#357409: xfce4-terminal: doesn't work properly with multi-head configs

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Fri Nov 2 12:14:30 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 04:32:38AM +0000, Phillip Steinbachs wrote:
> Package: xfce4-terminal
> Version: 0.2.4-7
> Severity: important
> In a non-Xinerama multi-head configuration, xfce4-terminal thinks it's running on
> the second head, regardless of which head it is initially started from.  For
> instance, if it's launched from the first head (:0.0) then it runs on the first
> head, but $DISPLAY shows as being :0.1.  This is not just a cosmetic issue, as 
> launching an X app from a terminal on the first head causes the X app to display 
> on the second head.  However, using the menu bar or right clicking on 
> "Open Terminal" from a terminal on the first head will cause a new terminal window
> to appear on the first head.
> This problem makes xfce4-terminal unusable in multi-head configurations if you intend
> to launch X apps from it.  It should be noted that gnome-terminal running under the
> same XFCE4 session does not have this problem.

Mhmh, I couldn't really reproduce this as we don't have multi-head setups.
Moreover, with xrandr 1.2 it's not really possible anymore to have non
xinerama-like dual head setups.

If you still have a working setup, can you retest with xfce4-terminal 0.2.6?

Yves-Alexis Perez

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