panel on dual head remains when 2nd monitor disconnected

Bug #576497 reported by Nick Haw on 2010-05-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-panel (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-panel

Using Lucid 32bit

I am using a dual head system with a 2nd monitor attached to my laptop. I have a gnome-panel on the bottom of my 2nd monitor but when I use the laptop without the 2nd monitor the panel that was at the bottom of it moves to the laptop display, giving me two panels at the bottom. I would expect that when the 2nd monitor is not used the panel to "remember" it is on the 2nd display and not display on the laptop display.

I currently have buttons to hide the display, so it doesn't interfere with my laptop screen, but this is far from ideal.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gnome-panel 1:2.30.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.33-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu May 6 17:29:03 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100406)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-panel

Nick Haw (nick-yakyakyak) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

This bug is an upstream one and it would be quite helpful if somebody experiencing it could send the bug the to the people writing the software. You can learn more about how to do this at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME . Thanks in advance!

Changed in gnome-panel (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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