backporting xserver-xorg-video-intel 1.9.94 + xorg 1.3rc5, usage report

Marco marcodefreitas at
Thu Apr 12 02:14:32 PDT 2007

Keith Packard escreveu:
> On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 21:17 +0200, emisca wrote:
>> xrandr 1.2 is really a dream that become true... but perhaps there is
>> no application support by gnome and kde. The geometry of X changes but
>> the window manager doesn't read the changes or it's not notified. Do
>> you know if there are workarounds for this?
> Metacity should respond correctly to the screen changes; they are
> reported through the Xinerama extension. I did just notice a bug when
> using the old xrandr options where the screen size would be set
> incorrectly on rotation. Either use new xrandr options or update the
> server.
> I'm trying to make the gnome background do something sensible; it's a
> pain. Fixing the screen size GUI and other screen size setting bits
> needs work at this point.
Did you tried `gnome-randr-applet', Keith?

Marco de Freitas,
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