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Desktop Background displays incorrectly [picture attached]

Postby dacjames on Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:36 pm

I am running Linux Mint 13 x64 Cinnamon edition with Gnome 3.4 and am having an issue with the display of my desktop background.

Regardless of the image resolution selected, the background image is shifted and wraps around the screen, as shown below.

The problem persists through restarts and on several monitors, including the built in display on my laptop. Any idea how to fix it?

Edit: I have tried setting to scaled/centered/tiled/etc. All yield variations of the same problem.

Edit: Fixed. Booted into cinnamon then back into Gnome 3 and it went away.

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Re: Desktop Background displays incorrectly [picture attache

Postby sagirfahmid3 on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:32 pm

Change it so in background settings its not tiled--make it centered, or stretched.
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Re: Desktop Background displays incorrectly [picture attache

Postby dacjames on Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:01 pm

I should have mentioned that I tried all that. Scaled, centered, tiled, etc all yield variations of the same, wrapping instead of filling the whole screen.
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Re: Desktop Background displays incorrectly [picture attache

Postby jralabate on Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:11 pm

dacjames wrote:I should have mentioned that I tried all that. Scaled, centered, tiled, etc all yield variations of the same, wrapping instead of filling the whole screen.

is this on a laptop with a other display connected? If so u need to disable the laptop display.
HP530 Laptop "Stock"
Linux Mint 13
With some Ubuntu addons.
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Re: Desktop Background displays incorrectly [picture attache

Postby Yofiffy on Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:08 am

I was having the same problem and disabling, and renabling, my laptop screen solved the issue.
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