[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#785259: Bug#785259: lightdm: login-screen appear just after mouse-click

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri May 15 07:07:36 UTC 2015

On jeu., 2015-05-14 at 23:37 +0200, chrishell wrote:
> I fear this is not the only bug here. After I did my mouseclick I have
> sometimes two overlaying screens. One with the full resolution of the
> attached display 1280x1024 and within, in the top, left corner a smaller
> screen with the resolution of 1024x768 which is the resolution of my
> 12"-thinkpad. When I use i3 as a window-manager, I can use only this
> smaller screen, while the mouse can mover over the whole display.
> If I use awesome as wm there is no limitation but e.g the
> notification-widget of icedove appears exactly on the bottom, right
> corner of the smaller screen, which is on 1280x1024 near the middle of
> the screen.
> Which part of the system is now in charge for recognition of the
> screen-resolution?

Xorg is, unless you've overridden something. But I guess when
multi-monitor mode is enabled the greeter tries to make something
sensible and sometime fails (maybe especially when there are different

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