Ubuntu

twinview: windows maximize across both monitors

Reported by purecharger on 2010-06-23
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nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: xorg

After upgrading to 10.04 from 9.10, the window manager (compiz) does not treat my 2 displays as it did with 9.10. Now windows maximize across both screens, they do not snap to the screen boundary, my lower task bar (where apps get minimized to) extends across both monitors without appearing: by that I mean I dont see it on the 2nd monitor, but I can not resize a window into the area that it would take up on the 2nd monitor.

The alt+tab switcher and all windows that launch in the center of the screen are split across the monitors.

I have my 2 screens in both nvidia-xconfig and CCSM defined as: 0,0+0+0 and 0,1920+0+0

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: xorg 1:7.5+5ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-22.36-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-22-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Jun 23 09:36:26 2010
DkmsStatus: nvidia-current, 195.36.24, 2.6.32-22-generic, x86_64: installed
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Precision T1500
ProcCmdLine: root=UUID=be8b8a85-7560-4929-ba6e-9f7b59fdfc75 ro quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: xorg
dmi.bios.date: 09/18/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1.0.1
dmi.board.name: 0P67HD
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvr1.0.1:bd09/18/2009:svnDellInc.:pnPrecisionT1500:pvr00:rvnDellInc.:rn0P67HD:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct3:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Precision T1500
dmi.product.version: 00
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
system:
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: lucid
 architecture: x86_64
 kernel: 2.6.32-22-generic

purecharger (rnideffer) wrote :
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-06-24
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
purecharger (rnideffer) wrote :

I have solved this by ensuring that my window manager, Compiz, now starts up properly when I log in to my session.

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