Thanks, I'll try the kill / restart script
On 12/09/2016 05:24 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
On 12/10/16 07:43, ProPAAS DBA wrote:
> I'm running Fedora 24 KDE spin on a thinkpad X1 carbon 4th gen laptop. I have 2
> monitors and most often they work well, I plug one into the hdmi port and a second
> vga adapter into the laptop's mini display port.
> More and more often I'm having issues when I plug in the external monitors. The
> taskbar/panel jumps around asI plug in the monitors. I want this to stay on the
> Even though the display settings shows the laptop as the primary screen
> Sometimes one of the external monitors will show up with no background, I can move
> mouse to it and I can drag windows to it but I cannot
> right click on the background and get a menu.
> I've even tried manually controlling the monitors via xrandr, the last time I had
> my panel moved to a secondary monitor, xrandr reported that the laptop was indeed
> set as the primary, running "xrandr --output eDP-1 --primary" had no
effect. I generally
> have to reboot 5 or 6 times to get the external monitors to behave. Sometimes I
> have to remove my .config directory before it will work.
> Can anyone help me debug this?
Debug? No. Share in your misery? Sure. :-)
Even though I have a desktop with only two monitors I sometimes run into issues as you
have guessed from my earlier post. The next time I have my most prominent problem
have to see if I can find the right xrandr incantation to get it back.
As far as the "blank background" issue goes, I get that from time to time and
have a small
script to kill and restart plasmashell which gets it working again. The script simply