Mike Gabriel | 5 Jun 14:55 2013
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Re: Screen resolution

Hi Paul,

On Mi 05 Jun 2013 14:28:48 CEST Paul van der Vlis wrote:

> On 05-06-13 12:53, Dejan Panič wrote:
>> On 06/05/2013 12:35 PM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>> On 05-06-13 12:15, Dejan Panič wrote:
>>>> On 06/05/2013 11:23 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>>>> On 04-06-13 15:32, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> When I connect to a X2go server I get a screen with the resolution of
>>>>>> the server and not the resolution what I choose on the client.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there something to do against this behavior?
>>>>> Maybe good to tell that I am using Debian 7 (Wheezy).
>>>>>
>>>>> Are here other people without this problem?
>>>>>
>>>>> What I see is that first the screen is as big as I tell X2goclient, but
>>>>> it is resized to the user-setting on the server.
>>>>>
>>>>> With regards,
>>>>> Paul van der Vlis.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Try to comment out the following line in /etc/x2go/x2goagent.options :
>>>>
>>>> X2GO_NXAGENT_DEFAULT_OPTIONS+=" -extension XFIXES"
>>> I've tried, but it does not help.
>>
>> Did you restart the server afterwards?
>
> Yes.

The X2Go Server script /etc/init.d/x2goserver is only responsible for  
session DB cleanups and normally does not need a restart at all.

>> Also check for 'monitor.xml' file
>> in the user's folder, if it exists it will overwrite the resolution that
>> the client sends to the server.
>
> I've searched in the users home-directory and with "locate", but I did
> not found a 'monitor.xml' file. What is the exact location?

The file monitor.xml is GNOMEv2. It is handled (moved out of the way  
during X2Go session startup) by x2gognomebindings, if installed.

> Maybe important to tell that the client is Debian 6 (Squeeze) and the
> server Debian 7 (Wheezy). And that after opening the remote desktop the
> client system is very slow for about a minute, you can do nothing. The
> problem is reproduceable. Both client and server are up-to-date.

GNOMEv3 fallback mode sucks. Replace it with XFCE and then you will be  
happy again.

> With regards,
> Paul van der Vlis.

Mike

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Hi Paul,

On Mi 05 Jun 2013 14:28:48 CEST Paul van der Vlis wrote:

> On 05-06-13 12:53, Dejan Panič wrote:
>> On 06/05/2013 12:35 PM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>> On 05-06-13 12:15, Dejan Panič wrote:
>>>> On 06/05/2013 11:23 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>>>> On 04-06-13 15:32, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> When I connect to a X2go server I get a screen with the resolution of
>>>>>> the server and not the resolution what I choose on the client.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there something to do against this behavior?
>>>>> Maybe good to tell that I am using Debian 7 (Wheezy).
>>>>>
>>>>> Are here other people without this problem?
>>>>>
>>>>> What I see is that first the screen is as big as I tell X2goclient, but
>>>>> it is resized to the user-setting on the server.
>>>>>
>>>>> With regards,
>>>>> Paul van der Vlis.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Try to comment out the following line in /etc/x2go/x2goagent.options :
>>>>
>>>> X2GO_NXAGENT_DEFAULT_OPTIONS+=" -extension XFIXES"
>>> I've tried, but it does not help.
>>
>> Did you restart the server afterwards?
>
> Yes.

The X2Go Server script /etc/init.d/x2goserver is only responsible for  
session DB cleanups and normally does not need a restart at all.

>> Also check for 'monitor.xml' file
>> in the user's folder, if it exists it will overwrite the resolution that
>> the client sends to the server.
>
> I've searched in the users home-directory and with "locate", but I did
> not found a 'monitor.xml' file. What is the exact location?

The file monitor.xml is GNOMEv2. It is handled (moved out of the way  
during X2Go session startup) by x2gognomebindings, if installed.

> Maybe important to tell that the client is Debian 6 (Squeeze) and the
> server Debian 7 (Wheezy). And that after opening the remote desktop the
> client system is very slow for about a minute, you can do nothing. The
> problem is reproduceable. Both client and server are up-to-date.

GNOMEv3 fallback mode sucks. Replace it with XFCE and then you will be  
happy again.

> With regards,
> Paul van der Vlis.

Mike

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