kubuntu double screen setup still fails

Bug #164748 reported by pepster on 2007-11-23
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
kde-guidance (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

It never worked for me. ever.

System Settings | Monitor and Display | Administrator Mode (see attached screen-shots)
nothing can be set and no affect after apply.

                description: VGA compatible controller
                product: G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300]
                vendor: nVidia Corporation
                physical id: 0
                bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
                version: a1
                width: 64 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0 module=nvidia

pepster (jheled) wrote :
pepster (jheled) wrote :
pepster (jheled) wrote :
pepster (jheled) wrote :

I change modes with 'xrandr -s ...'. When in single screen size, video playback does not work, only in full resolution.

Scott Kitterman (kitterman) wrote :

This is because Guidance still uses Xinerama and it is almost completely deprecated. As you found, xrandr is the currently supported approach. In KDE4 for Intrepid, we have a different tool that uses xrandr that replaces Guidance. Making Guidance use xrandr would require a significant redesign that simple isn't going to get done.

Changed in kde-guidance:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Won't Fix
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