[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#602341: Bug#602341: xfce4-panel: Panel ends up part way up screen after screen resize

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Nov 4 09:04:58 UTC 2010

On mer., 2010-11-03 at 22:16 +0000, Wookey wrote:
> If you resize the screen to make it smaller, the panel moves to still
> be at the bottom of the screen, but when you resize it to be larger
> again the panel stays at the same point so now it is part way up the
> screen, obscuring useful stuff.
> I think that you need to enable the external display to provoke this
> bug, but once it has gone wrong it stays wrong until a restart of the
> session.
> Here is a sequence that broke it for me:
> LVDS screen is 1440x900. turn on VGA screen and set resolution of both
> internal and external screens to 1024x768. (give talk). use grandr to
> turn off VGA output and reset LVDS screen to 1440x900. Panel is now
> part way up screen, and no amount of resizing will fix that. 
> This is a long-standing bug present in lenny as well as squeeze.

Yes, xfce4-panel doesn't really support xrandr hot-resize, so you need
to restart it after changing anything, using xfce4-panel -r. Can you try
and report back?

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-xfce-devel/attachments/20101104/acc628fe/attachment.pgp>

More information about the Pkg-xfce-devel mailing list