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Re: [E-devel] desklock and triple head issues

On 3/1/06, Eric Sandall <eric@sandall.us> wrote:
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> On Mon, 27 Feb 2006, Aleksej Struk wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Actually, this is still under developing. However, it was my idea to
> > have login boxes on each screen. Maybe it is not a very good idea.
> > Anyway, I'm going to update a config dialog, where it will be possible
> > to set up the following:
> >
> > a) on which screen(s) to have a login box.
> > b) or to place it automatically in the middle screen.
> > c) maybe something else.
> >
> > However, I do not know why, yet, the mouse pointer is tripled in your
> > case. During my tests
> > with faked xinerama screens I did not have such problems.
> >
> > Anyway, now I'm just working on theming options for desklock. After I
> > finish this, I will check what can be done with login box.
> <snip>
> Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but shouldn't the login box show up on
> whichever screen is 'active' not not an arbitrary screen (e.g. I lock
> the display on screen #6, then press a key to let it know I'd like to
> use it again, if the login box is set for screen #1 I'd have to know
> that and change to that screen).
> Feel free to correct me if I missed the boat. :)

I think you're confusin virtual desktops with physical screens....
IIRC this problem was about actual physical screens (e.g. xinerama).

Justin Patrin