local/pcmanfm-qt 0.10.0-3 (lxqt) local/liblxqt 0.10.0-6 Currently it works only on fit and strech mode. I'm sure this isn't the last time this will happen, unfortunately. @v-fox Bug is reproducible on physical environtment as also on VirtualBox. - Support for RGBA transparency if compositing is available. Or maybe being a Qt developer has become too easy nowadays? Quoting a Qt dev on that same page: "I could not reproduce this with 5.10 and 5.6.3 on Ubuntu+Unity..." Someone please tell them that Unity is not good for testing Qt. All options are remembered. https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=341143 - here's 5 years and 8 duplicates worth of reasons ! to your account. Maybe that 2048 pixel segmenting will help troubleshooters reach a solution. In Lubuntu, multi monitor display settings are not enabled by default. DND into Desktop trash and also moving Desktop files into Desktop folders by DND are fixed. they're used to gather information about the pages you visit and how many clicks you need to accomplish a task. If I'm not mistaken, Compiz nowadays is only maintained for Gnome 3, not sure if LXQt would ever be able to deal with it reliably. Conversely, it's preferable to remove X11 dependency from apps as far as possible because "wayland will come.". Expected Behavior I have a Lenovo laptop that's usually plugged into a docking station with 2 external monitors (3 total, including laptop screen). While you are at it : A video wallpaper would be great - with sound of course - second step would be using the sound of a certain attached screen. So when you attach another monitor with your laptop for presentation or extended display, nothing will happen. Keep up the good work. However, patches -- by motivated developers -- are welcome. c) i use only one little screen - so i would really appreciate this feature (ok, i should better run). "Zoom", "center" (filling blanks with ugly colour) and ugly "tile" (usually only useful as placeholder textures to easily detect broken ugliness) are the only options for wallpaper "fitting" even if they 1:1 compatible by size, there is no point to having options that may potentially skew everything in ugly ways and have no benefit, and "zoom" is, pretty much, most practical option in all cases. hmollercl/pcmanfm-qt@a7f5f7c, The only thing about is: It will cause more work for us. Issues. The other 5 modes could be dealt with later based on it. I guess it is if even KDE devs can't seem to come up with a clean solution of that for years. Check out these images demonstrating the spanning corrections compared to the simple span: No effects: Simple span. I used to be, or technically still am, an MCSE, certified for windows NT/2K/XP/2003 + DBA and training, but that was long ago and I got tired of MS's rat race with too many changes for no good reason. You can take care of that using Monitor Settings, but it does not allow you to layout the displays. ), fractal generators or 3D scenes per screen here. The main task is giving N wallpapers to N screens and updating them appropriately when the screens are re-aligned/removed/added/resized. Having that option was an automatic consequence of the current discussion and, especially, @hmollercl's patch, which was a good addition to the code. BTW, since my last comment above, KWin has become very stable. TLDR: I've been working all night on moving lxqt-config-monitor to the KScreen framework. Have you set screen config with xrandr? local/lxqt-panel 0.10.0-5 (lxqt) Audioplayer: Clementine, qmmp, Musique, Sayon Could you please be more specific about this part? I asked those questions to know if pcmanfm-qt had any problem other than the one discussed here because you mentioned instability. But don't write so damn long comments on bugs. You're free to look at it in any way you like. Sort by . I was looking for a ppa to add so I can just do a "sudo apt upgrade" and get the latest lxqt but the right entry so far has alluded me. Hope it helps. Successfully merging a pull request may close this issue. The way in which kwin_wayland is done paves the way for a standard, much like happened with status notifier items (aka. :-). We discuss probable problems at the PR. Kwin and LXQt fits perfectly, before KDE 5 kwin had lot of KDE related dependency, but now the kwin 5 is much more modular, requires much less dependency.. so this means having one kind of wallpaper on all the screen but using the correct size their, fitting the same kind of wallpaper to each screen exactly and not stretching over multiple screens? Kwin's windows managing and effects options and GUI for them are quite useful... when they work. local/lxqt-common 0.10.0-3 (lxqt) 4 years ago. Comments. I think my point is clearer now: pcmanfm-qt can't cover this diversity. Choosing a widget style for Qt apps. Highly configurable and lightweight X11 window manager I'm comfortable with Linux (Debian/Fedora/Arch & based distros) but just wanted to try LXQt based distro, so asked for recommendation. 0.10. @hmollercl Yeah. local/lxqt-admin 0.10.0-2 And now serious - it would be great, if it would be possible to provide different wallpapers to different screens. Millions of developers and companies build, ship, and maintain their software on GitHub — the largest and most advanced development platform in the world. File sorting is made more natural by treating dot as separator (like what GTK does — other aspects of file sorting aren’t changed because Qt does them best). Learn more. Conversely, it's preferable to remove X11 dependency from apps as far as possible because "wayland will come.". :). Add photo ("Photowheel") plugin and cube transparency "on mouse rotation only" for good measure but beware that "General -> Desktop size -> Number of desktops" should be '1' for correct switching with lxqt panel. lxqt-config multi-monitor regression upstream. if I set compiz (compiz-manager or fusion-icon that able to reliably launch it) as window_manager in lxqt/session.conf then LXQt tray is garbled up and half of it becomes unclickable. LXQt Archiver. @v-fox kscreen has wayland suport. Millions of developers and companies build, ship, and maintain their software on GitHub — the largest and most advanced development platform in the world. "No good reason" ? they're used to log you in. app indicators) in Plasma, and we hope that has enough momentum for other projects to follow. Launching it in Wayland and configure your multiple monitors in lxqt-config-monitor ? I have a dual head display, HDMI and a DVI, with DVI position on the right. kwin is still buggy here (leaves coredumps on log-out and...). It has been replaced by lxqt-config-monitor. For example, it works with kwin, Openbox and Compiz alike. Maybe PCManFM-Qt doesn't get along with this new behaviour somehow? As for V0.10.0, yes, it's old. Moreover, I never use fusion-icon. Edit: If we come to facts - it might be different. ? These are my notes. Instead, two themes are used. LXQt ist dabei eine Portierung von LXDE auf das GUI-Toolkit Qt und nach Angaben der Entwickler dessen zukünftige Ausrichtung. Maybe not enough stuff in tray ? Sounds familar? You could even create a program for that and pass it to pcmanfm-qt with -w flag. Learn more, Wrongly rendered background on dual monitor setup. Especially, when it requires running /usr/lib64/libexec/kf5/kscreen_backend_launcher at login (I'm not sure how you all are using lxqt-config-monitor without it) to work. We’ll occasionally send you account related emails. Forgive me for not mentioning that I'm not a newbie in the OP. After recent upgrades on Arch Linux I've found that desktop background is wrongly rendered on dual monitor setups. LXQt about dialog. Learn more, We use analytics cookies to understand how you use our websites so we can make them better, e.g. Comment … But is it really that much work to detect if there are multiple viewports and draw on them and otherwise handle virtual desktops ? Even when i make a custom jpg or png to match it essentially tiles portions of it over and over. There are critical bugs on Qt bug tracker that have remained unattended for such a long time and some Qt devs (not all of them) say VERY strange things about them. That's how the ultimate wallpapering goal looks like ! That's related to what I said above: one virtual desktop but multiple viewports. You could focus on "Stretch to fill the entire screen" for each screen. We talk about code. You signed in with another tab or window. Especially if you actually planning to be "compositor-agnostic" and use Wayland in the future and after already gluing lxqt-config-monitor to KScreen. Cinnamon allows you set up different panels on different monitors. Fortunately @PCMan found and applied a workaround for it. Even has "zoom" scaling. Yeah. panel and program fonts are larger than when I log out and then back in again. I can't help you with your script but you didn't say with which kind of virtual desktops it works; openbox, kwin, compiz-reloaded,...? 4. E-Mail: Trojitá. (Regarding the black screen I failed to figure out how exactly to reproduce so far.). For no good reason, I believe. If one has somethings to write - write patches, make the code and the functionality better, we will praise you for doing so. https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-54384. Therefore, if this is possible at all, it won't work under all circumstances and will be against modularity. they're used to log you in. For more information, see our Privacy Statement. High DPI displays bring about some challenges for existing applications: 1. @tsujan - sorry that i maybe have the last word . I've tested it in Lubuntu wich uses openbox. But disabling or rearranging differently-sized monitors changes layout and sizing of target image. Manjaro supports multiple installed Kernels at the same time. Happy testing. I've attached middle of two screens. It covers slide show too. Maybe that's because they want to draw while compiz halts almost all rendering on the screen and/or the startup of the panel. - So please - if you have anything to complain about: Take it shorf. On other, more reasonable machines, 1920x1080 for instance it is rock solid. Just switched from Pop 19.10 to Ubuntu 20.04 and multiple monitors doesn't work. I don't read more that 3-4 lines if a comment seems irrelevant to me -- I don't have time to. Especially now when we know that this is NOT a one-time decision but a consequence of general attitude for the whole project. It seems that we can't do anything about it. Let's keep it so! At least now I know why the only changes I've noticed for past years are breakages, after all the news-noise about "future of LXDE". But I haven't tried to do it because it requires lots of changes to the current code and the final result isn't interesting to me -- in short, I'm not motivated to start testing the idea ;). I noticed that upon drawing a marking-rectangle on the buggy part of the desktop makes the wallpaper appear correctly. "compiz --replace" has always been the safest way to start compiz with the session. If we forget about viewports or virtual desktops and, instead, focus on screens, theoretically, it's possible to give different wallpapers to different screens only by using QScreen (which is already used by pcmanfm-qt for managing multiple screens). (2) Does pcmanfm-qt take a great amout of CPU time when it draws desktop? The first problem that comes to my mind is that, for example, with Openbox, we have multiple virtual desktops but with Compiz, there's only one desktop with multiple viewports. Here is the commit After recent upgrades on Arch Linux I've found that desktop background is wrongly rendered on dual monitor setups. Yes, the current situation with Qt5 sometimes makes me angry too ;) but we might have to accept and tolerate it. But by stating that actual request "won't be implemented" means that, not only you not going to do it yourself, but also will willingly deny any completed and correct code from anyone else now just for sake "cleanliness" of incomplete code that you personally not using or improving. There might be some problems in scaling more than one external monitors which have lower dpi than the built-in HiDPI display. I switched to it from Compiz-reloaded. lxqt/pcmanfm-qt@master...hmollercl:multi_monitor. a) the logical consequence In short: visual differentiation of dedicated workspaces. Because I had make: To test out Wayland which, surprisingly, worked but I abandoned anyway because of kwin's shortcomings like the lack of colour correction via native display profiles which they can't figure out since 2013. Not sure if this causes other side effects or conflicts with some style engines, though. By default, LXQt uses openbox as window manager and compton for display compositing. It seems kwin's bug is only on setting changes (compositing reinitialization), so I have to use that but then wallpaper-per-cube-side glory is lost. Xfce is light on resources but proves to provide a feature-rich user experience. The LXQt desktop panel QTerminal / QTermWidget. lxqt/pcmanfm-qt@e766bf8 Superpaper is a multi-monitor wallpaper tool that supports (aims to support) all desktop environments / window managers, and it just got a big update. But at least: i - for myself - hate it if i had to read long tetxts without any reasons in not may mothers tongue. If we use a 12pt font, it would look correct on low resolution monitors. @PCMan That commit seems to have broken tiling on Arch Linux. lxqt-config multi-monitor. local/lxqt-notificationd 0.10.0-3 (lxqt) LXQt ist eine freie Desktop-Umgebung für Unix und andere POSIX-konforme Plattformen, wie Linux oder BSD. Also, panel positioning has been improved for multi-monitor configurations. CSDN问答为您找到lxqt-panel 0.15.0 - regression - panel "Position" at "Bottom" of Desktop with multiple monitors相关问题答案,如果想了解更多关于lxqt-panel 0.15.0 - regression - panel "Position" at "Bottom" of Desktop with multiple monitors技术问题等相关问答,请访问CSDN问答。 Close. If you need a performance-centric desktop environment without needing advanced customizations, Xfce is a great choice to go with. Then we can remain Wayland friendly while resolving more immediate needs? Beispiele: Browser: Firefox. - Much improved support for multiple displays. I would prefer that being a separate application like nitrogen, panel's "widget" like in Plasma (as much as I hate it) or part of WM as in Compiz. So, shouldn't pcmanfm-qt adapt for it in the long run? In any of these cases, Xrandr, the Xorg’s own utility for monitor management is your best friend, and it’s not too hard to use. The kwin 5 is available in two backend, Xorg based kwin_x11 and latest wayland based kwin_wayland, the X11 based kwin is more matured and has lesser dependency. Sorry for that, but plain truth. Additionally, pcmanfm-qt is extremely unstable and I frequently find myself having to sometimes kill and relaunch it just to get file access back. Openbox+Compton works fine. I have the same issue. But I just could use 3 monitors at most, all of them in intel onboard GPU or all in external AMD GPU. they're used to gather information about the pages you visit and how many clicks you need to accomplish a task. Release 0.11 is available in Debian testing right now and will hence make it to the next stable around the end of this year. The bad; they closed it today based on Lubuntu and Openbox testing! While it isn’t a desktop environment we’ve given much attention to over the past few years, the improvements on offer in its latest update are well worth a shout out. Meaning that it could handle openbox, kwin, compiz, etc...? So, in the end, it's not a FIX but a WONTFIX. For example, it works with kwin, Openbox and Compiz alike. Sign in ok, here I have a branch with stretched support. In former versions two monitors with different native resolutions were by default set up in clone mode upon launching the server. I guess kwin developers figuring that out is the best option for me... as long as it's not part of actual Plasma widgets, "activities" or other weird figment of their imagination. Posted by 3 months ago. So far I couldn't track down when exactly the problem takes place either. It seems the default behaviour of RandR changed as of X.org server 1.18. More experiments are needed. Already on GitHub? sudo apt-get --no-install-recommends install lxqt pcmanfm-qt5 openbox obconf-qt5 compton compton-conf. However, since on newest kwin 5.8.0 update its OpenGL rendering got broke on my system, I'm already regretting that. Luckily, I found a possible workaround today. LXQt privilege program (lxsu). to your account. - lxqt-config-randr has been removed. Common data to run a LXQt session. In the LXQt desktop, the theme that programs use (Widget Style theme) and the panel them are not the same. Just re-boot your system and make your selection in the boot menu. Mount passwords can be saved (temporarily or permanently) if gnome-keyring is present. LXQt could use many Qt widget style like Breeze, Oxygen, Fusion, QtCurve Gtk+ , the Breeze style looks very clean and unified. The scripts work reliably among other on Ubuntu. Only one remark: have a short look at our WM list. @v-fox just told his opinion and I don't see anything bad or impolite in his comments. Have a question about this project? Da LXQt auf Qt aufbaut, empfiehlt es sich, bei der praktischen Nutzung auch andere Programme auf Qt-Basis einzusetzen. Version on packages installed: As for wayland, I don't know -- I've had no reason to try it before it really becomes the default. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. In that case, you may want to try downscaling the HiDPI display instead, with e.g. LXQt daemon and library for global keyboard shortcuts registration. As I wrote before, when completing support of Wayland, LXQt will have to aim for some compositor. I'm going to write however I see fit (not my native language either, by the way) and if it's too much for your big engineering brains then you free to ignore it, lock the thread or ban me because, clearly, this is going nowhere. It only applies the changes but it doesn't pop up the save msgbox as in the previous version. 3 years ago. Already fixed in lxqt/pcmanfm-qt@de24628. Though the upstream Qt bug 54384 is marked as "critical" which might block releases, the Qt guys never fixed it. Thanks for the script but it would be easier to just run Plasma, or anything else, with nitrogen where it works. My humble 8 gigs often feels low. When screens are overlapped, wallpapers are overlapped too (as I would expect) or a different behavior is expected? GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. I won't be able to try it any time soon though :/, I won't be able to try it any time soon though. Projects. If I set openbox there but launch fusion-icon from autolaunch then tray is fine but compiz'es window placement rules are ignored and startup apps don't go into proper viewport >_< And it starts up really slow, especially with colour management. But the fact that both release 0.10 as used by the OP and recent VCS checkouts are affected is suggesting that backend KScreen is involved somehow, IMO. V0.10.0 is too old but let's ignore that for now! (1) How unstable? 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