xscreensaver on dual-monitor setup

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 30 05:12:09 UTC 2008

? I have a Twin-view configuration setup with the LCD monitor
> and TV. It 
> used to be that xscreensaver treated those independently
> and launched an 
> individual whatever_the_screensaver_was_selected on each of
> them. After 
> the  recent update of xscreensaver-gl-extras-gss-5.06-2.fc8
> and
> xscreensaver-gl-extras-5.06-2.fc8 my setup is treated as
> one common area 
> and a single screensaver is launched in the middle. It
> looks kinda ugly, 
> because of the significantly different resolution between 
> the display 
> devices.
> So I am wondering whether the current behavior this is a
> bug or feature 
> and is it possible to turn back the old behavior without
> rolling back to 
> the previous version? Maybe some command-line parameter?
> -- 
> regards,
> Oleksandr Korneta
> I'm running FC7 x86_64 and FC8 i386 on x86_64 hardware,
> should this matter.
> /The nice thing about standards is that there are so many
> to choose from./
> -- 

Take a look at the changelongs from 



Hopefully you can find out what changed between the releases :)




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