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Month: August 2014

Re: [trinity-users] have blown up kicker

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:10:58 +0200
Am Sonntag, 24. August 2014 schrieb dep:
> greetings, good folks . . .
> i'm running on 12.04LTS on a 64-bit machine.
> untril friday i had two monitors, secondary above primary. primary was 
> 1920x1080; secondary, though physically smaller, was 1920x1200. acquired a 
> replacement secondary monitor, fundamentically identical (1920x1080) to 
> the primary.
> whereupon xrandr reported 1936x 2152. primary monitor is sharp, secondary 
> has contrasting ghosts slightly to the right of the original image. 
> thinking that my driver was flaked out, i d/led the latest geforce driver 
> and installed it. i rebooted. xrandr briefly listed 1920x2152 (1920x2160 
> would be correct) before kicker crashed. i have tried running dcop kicker 
> kicher restart; sometimes it shows kicker restarting, but then it 
> disappears not to return. there was a time when editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf 
> (or before that, XF86config) would let one adjust things to get the video 
> right, and that opening kcontrol and making, then unmaking, a change yo 
> the kicker parameters would fix things. but the x configuration file 
> structure has gone all odd, and i'm not sure i'd know anymore what to tell 
> it anyway. i can go looking for a way to fix the screen configuration, i 
> suppose, but i cannot live without my kicker.
> ideas?
> thanks.

Your config is totally screwed. Start with a clean xorg.conf - i.e. move the existing one somewhere save - and look what Xorg does when you start X with both monitors connected. start with plane X and xterm as windowmanager.

What driver do you use?


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