Screen alignment out of wack at login screen

Bug #938933 reported by Corey Kearney on 2012-02-22
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

When Ubuntu boots, grub, plymouth is properly aligned. When it gets to the login screen it is shifted to the left about an inch. autorest on the monitor does nothing. Manually adjusting the screen does not work because it turns out the login screen is too wide, and that messes up the alignment after you log in. and when you login the the alignment returns to normal. Strangely when I login to a kde session the issue disappears until I log into unity/gnome session again.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity-greeter 0.2.3-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-16.25-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-16-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Feb 22 14:29:41 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120104)
SourcePackage: unity-greeter
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-02-22 (0 days ago)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unity-greeter (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Dale Roberts (dale-roberts) wrote :

My login screen is improperly aligned too, as it seems are any sessions for the Guest user. Other users whether admins or standard have correctly aligned desktops.

I cannot save any new settings for the Guest user, it reverts back to 1024 x 768 from 1360 x 768 each time.

The alignment of my login screen is approx 1 inch to the right of the left edge and 1 inch below the top edge, this is true for the guest user too.

affects: unity-greeter (Ubuntu) → xorg (Ubuntu)
bugbot (bugbot) on 2012-10-04
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
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