[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#733877: xfce4.10 apperance settings style is not remembered for multimonitor

Svein Engelsgjerd waxhead at online.no
Wed Jan 1 18:35:31 UTC 2014

Package: xfce4
Version: 4.10.1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

I am running xfce without a login manager. e.g. I start up the system, log in and start xfce with startxfce4
my xfce is "cherry picked" and running on a custom xorg.conf who is set up with two nvidia graphcis cards.
The center and left display are run by one graphics card while the third display is run by the other graphics card.
xfce runs with three separate x screens (can't move windows between them). No xinerama enabled. When I start xfce
I basically have three desktops running.

On the center display everything is remembered. I can set desktop background, dpi settings and everything is remembered on
the other displays as well. However the xfcemenu->settings->apperance->style settings is not remembered on the other displays.
The workaround is to on the left or right display open xfcemenu->settings->apperances->style and switch between another one
and the one I prefer. It now remains for the duration of the session.

The following information should probably be in a separate bugreport but in case it is relevant:
On the left and right display the menu is not opened close to the menubutton on first try. The menu is opened in a y position
apparently relative to the resolution differnece of the mid and left/right monitor (mid: 1280x1024 - l/r:1600x1200) e.g. 176 pixels.
Workaround is to just click the menubutton twice and the problem resolves itself. (I put the menu in the lower left corner).

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.11-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages xfce4 depends on:
ii  gtk2-engines-xfce  3.0.1-2
ii  libxfce4ui-utils   4.10.0-5
ii  orage              4.10.0-1
ii  thunar             1.6.3-1
ii  xfce4-appfinder    4.10.1-1
ii  xfce4-mixer        4.10.0-2
ii  xfce4-panel        4.10.1-1
ii  xfce4-session      4.10.1-3
ii  xfce4-settings     4.10.1-2
ii  xfconf             4.10.0-2
ii  xfdesktop4         4.10.2-3
ii  xfwm4              4.10.1-2

Versions of packages xfce4 recommends:
ii  desktop-base      7.0.3
ii  tango-icon-theme  0.8.90-5
ii  thunar-volman     0.8.0-2
ii  xfce4-notifyd     0.2.4-2
ii  xorg              1:7.7+4

Versions of packages xfce4 suggests:
pn  gtk3-engines-xfce    <none>
pn  xfce4-goodies        <none>
pn  xfce4-power-manager  <none>

-- no debconf information

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