Bug 7171 - OpenBox does not support fullscreen over multiple monitors
Summary: OpenBox does not support fullscreen over multiple monitors
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Misc (show other bugs)
Version: trunk
Hardware: PC Unknown
: P2 Normal
Target Milestone: LowPrio
Assignee: Peter Åstrand
URL:
Keywords: upstream
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2018-05-09 09:41 CEST by Peter Åstrand
Modified: 2018-11-26 15:07 CET (History)
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Description Peter Åstrand cendio 2018-05-09 09:41:20 CEST
OpenBox lacks support for _NET_WM_FULLSCREEN_MONITORS. This was discussed on bug 5182, but that bug was about problems on Thinstation and is now closed.

The lack of support for _NET_WM_FULLSCREEN_MONITORS means that you cannot run any applications with tl-single-app which wants to go fullscreen over multiple monitors. This could be vncviewer/tlclient, x11clone, FreeRDP or some other application.

Upstream bug: https://bugzilla.icculus.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6246
Comment 1 Peter Åstrand cendio 2018-11-26 15:07:23 CET
(In reply to comment #0)

> Upstream bug: https://bugzilla.icculus.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6246

More than 4 years has passed, but unfortunately no progress.

According to my experience with common WMs, "xfwm4" is the only WM that works correctly. Perhaps we should consider shipping that one instead?

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