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Re: scrambled panel



--- Jim Cornette <fc-cornette insight rr com> wrote:

> charles f. zeitler wrote:
> > this sunday my xga monitor started acting up,
> > the screen goes out & drops me to a login screen.
> > 
> > i switched to my back-up monitor, and same scene.
> > 
> > after re-attaching my xga monitor, i find my upper
> > panel scrambled, "apps" "places" and "system' 
> > are now right-center, launchers to the right,
> > clock left-center... and the 'move' function
> > is greyed out...
> 
> 
> Drop to runlevel 3 or boot into runlevel 3 and run
> system-config-display --reconfig
> 
> This should reconfigure your display from scratch and hopefully better.
> 
> This has to be performed as root user.
> 
> Another option is to run
> X -configure
> which will make a configuration file located in your directory called 
> /root. If it works, you will have to move the created file to /etc/X11 
> from root and rename it as xorg.conf.
> You might have to control-alt-backspace to kill the server and there 
> should be instructions at the prompt to test the configuration file.
> 
> Jim
> 

thanks for the tip.
i went single-user & did the system-config-display thing.
the next day or two should tell if this helps.
i found root's panel in good shape, but mine is still scrambled. ugh.
it looks like a shift to the right occurs.





> > 
> > is there some way to restore order to this sitch?
> > 
> > thanks
> > 
> > charles zeitler
> > 
> 
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