After log in the geometry of the widgets and windows are shown rotated.

Bug #1240122 reported by Konstantinos Koukos on 2013-10-15
This bug affects 1 person
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Bug Description

My system is Kubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Latitude E6520 laptop.
Description: Ubuntu 13.04
Release: 13.04

Intel SandyBridge CPU with Intel Graphics HD 3000.
Installed the latest intel graphics stack for linux from
Installed nvidia-313.
Graphics have been working smoothly with bumblebee project.

intel-linux-graphics-installer 1.0.2-0intel3 amd64
libdrm-dev 2.4.45-0ubuntu1 amd64
libdrm-intel1:amd64 2.4.45-0ubuntu1 amd64
libdrm-intel1:i386 2.4.45-0ubuntu1 i386

libgl1-mesa-dev 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 amd64
libgl1-mesa-dri:amd64 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 amd64
libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 i386
libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental:amd64 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 amd64
libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 amd64
libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 i386
libglapi-mesa:amd64 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 amd64
libglapi-mesa:i386 9.1.4-0ubuntu0.1 i386

linux-headers-3.8.0-31-generic 3.8.0-31.46 amd64
linux-image-3.8.0-31-generic 3.8.0-31.46 amd64
linux-image-extra-3.8.0-31-generic 3.8.0-31.46 amd64

nvidia-313-updates 313.30-0ubuntu1 amd64
nvidia-313-updates-dev 313.30-0ubuntu1 amd64
nvidia-common 1:0.2.76 amd64
nvidia-settings-313-updates 313.30-0ubuntu1 amd64

xserver-common 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu6 all
xserver-xorg 1:7.7+1ubuntu4 amd64
xserver-xorg-core 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu6 amd64
xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.21.9-0ubuntu0~raring amd64

I had come into this problem in the past after upgrading libgl1-mesa but i am not really sure if that was the problem.
Please let me know if i can provide more information than the list of the packages and the specifications above.

After upgrade to Kubuntu 13.10 there was a pure crash in kwin which finally led in finding the source of the bug and solving it.
Related descussion about kwin crash created by this:

The problem is created by loading the wrong in a system with bumblebee and dual graphics cards (Intel HD 3000 and nvidia NVS 4200M). When this version of => /usr/lib/nvidia-304/ (detected using ldd `which kwin`| grep libGL) is used as primary it creates this problem in the graphics which in later version leads to a kwin crash or restricts compositing to XRenderer. For more information and debugging trace please read the above link.

How to reproduce the bug:
In an optimus capable laptop loading kwin with /usr/lib/nvidia-3**/ instead of the mesa should show a similar screen in Kubuntu 13.04 or even crash in a later distribution (13.10). /* ln -s /usr/lib/nvidia-3**/ /usr/lib/ */

Create a link for pointing to /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/mesa/ instead of the nvidia path (and similar for lib32). Tested only in Kubuntu 13.10 under 304, 313, 319 version of nvidia driver.

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