screensaver background only shows part of my wallpaper on a multi-monitor setup

Bug #854800 reported by Brian Murray on 2011-09-20
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME Screensaver
gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Attached is a picture of the issue I'm experiencing.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-screensaver 3.1.92-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: fee5e196cb921cbd36888f428b38b488
CheckboxSystem: 2a6f54df59af338184485e85cbcf0d32
Date: Tue Sep 20 08:34:26 2011
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: gnome-screensaver
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-06 (13 days ago)

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the report Brian, this looks similar to bug ; Linking that to the report, also nominating this to Oneiric.

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-screensaver:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New
Jimmy Merrild Krag (beruic) wrote :

Can anyone say for sure if is related? Because that is exactly the bug I have.

Jimmy Merrild Krag (beruic) wrote :

Also, only one monitor seems to show the unlock screen for me. Is this normal, or is it a new bug?

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

There is a patch on which should make things better if somebody wants to try it

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Medium → Low
Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → Low
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-screensaver - 3.2.0-1ubuntu2

gnome-screensaver (3.2.0-1ubuntu2) precise; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/01_git_background_scaling.patch: git backport,
    should fix background scaling issues on multimonitor configs (lp: #854800)
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 06 Dec 2011 15:21:09 +0100

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Ok, I've uploaded the patch mentioned before to precise, if somebody having the issue could give that version a try and let us know how it work we can consider backporting it to oneiric later

Changed in gnome-screensaver:
status: New → Expired
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

oneiric has seen the end of its life and is no longer receiving any updates. Marking the oneiric task for this ticket as "Won't Fix".

Changed in gnome-screensaver (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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