Xinerama = 1, theme bug

Bug #994835 reported by oshirowanen yoshigawa on 2012-05-04
This bug affects 2 people
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xorg (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I am testing out 12.04 and am using Xinerama = 1 in xorg.conf.

When I do this, everything seems to work, except that some applications end up with strange looking buttons.

Please see this image:

As soon as I change the Xinerama to 0, I lose my quad screen, but all applications look normal again.

Why does this happen and is it possible to fix this?

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affects: ubuntu → xorg (Ubuntu)
Bjørn Danielsen (bjornnd) wrote :

I am having the same problem. I've been using 11.04 until now, since it supported my three monitor setup (with 2 nvidia cards).

Hopeful that multi monitor configurations had been fixed in 12.04 I took the chance and upgraded. Unfortunately, the only way I can get the three monitors to work simultaneously is using the nvidia proprietary driver and xinerama. (With 11.04 it worked with separate X screens, but that failes in 11.10 and 12.04).

With Xinerama, the theme is not applied to all the windows - like in the image linked in the bug description - and of course compiz is out of the question but that's another story...

My xorg.conf is attached in case that helps...

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in xorg (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Thanks for confirming this. For added info, I should also say that I have 2 nvidia cards with 2 monitors attached to each card. I will also post up my xorg.conf file asap for info purposes.

I've attached my xorg.conf file.

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