Bug#510172: /usr/bin/gnome-display-properties: gnome-display-properties cannot change any settings
sam at robots.org.uk
Wed Dec 31 13:46:51 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 12:08 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mardi 30 décembre 2008 à 00:48 +0000, Sam Morris a écrit :
> > Package: gnome-control-center
> > Version: 1:220.127.116.11-1
> > Severity: important
> > File: /usr/bin/gnome-display-properties
> > When I change display settings in the GNOME 2.24 display capplet, the changed
> > settings don't actually come into effect. If I make some changes, then close
> > and restart the capplet, it reverts to showing me the current state of the
> > displays.
> Does it work if you make the same changes with the xrandr command?
Yes. In fact, after I logged out & in again, the capplet works fine. Is
it the case that the actual xrandr changes are made by
gnome-settings-daemon? In that case, that would explain why the changed
were ignored until I had restarted it.
Sam Morris <sam at robots.org.uk>
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