Desktop Scrolling Graphical bug


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I am new to Garuda Linux, i got pretty familiar with it and everything works without any major problem.
Sadly, when i was changing my graphical settings in nvidia-settings (Resolution changes, second screen had overscan) and rebooted, the desktop scrolls?
When i move my mouse to the bottom of the screen, the whole screen scrolls. Never seen anything like this before. I tried capturing it to give you a better idea whta it looks like, but the screen capture doesn't see it. So i had to use my phone to record it.

Reapplying the settings in nvidia-settings fixes it, but its really annoying to reapply it after every boot.

Does anyone have any idea why or how is this caused?

That looks like a panning virtual desktop space rather than a proper graphical bug, as to why it got enabled unexpectedly, sorry no idea.

I remember seeing that feature somewhere but can't remember where.

Potentially useful links:

KDE multi display XRANDR problems. / Applications & Desktop Environments / Arch Linux Forums

Big Screen - KDE Store .

P.S. Welcome.


Ok so, looked at the links and sadly i didnt find anything that worked.
But meanwhile, i found out that the nvidia-settings resolution parameters change whenever going into fullscreen mode on e.c. Minecraft (Firedragon, Discord and Terminal dont cause it to go haywire)
Tried manually removing the panning values, which worked. But as said above it re-enables it after the screen "refresh" and the panning is back.
(Seriously who the hell thought of this feature)

Not really sure as I'm no expert here, but something to look into in no particular order:

driver: nvidia v: 470.94 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm bus-ID: 01:00.0

The nvidia driver, it is often reported as causing trouble.
If you can get decent performance and no troubles with nouveau it is probably adviseable.

[...] and Terminal dont cause it to go haywire

Good catch, looks like games cause the trouble but "normal" applications do not.
Games obviously do fancy stuff with the display that other applications don't need to, including changing the resolution. They generally take over the display for performance reasons.

removing the panning values

Better report where exactly you removed them from to avoid misunderstandings.
Also, what is your normal screen resolution, and see if you can determine what resolution the game runs under. Perhaps something goes out of sync on the switch back.

who the hell thought of this feature

LOL... someone with a small display or a high resolution poster-sized image I guess :man_shrugging:

Sadly, I'm no expert and I'm not on KDE nor X11, so I'm afraid my little help ends here.

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What exactly am i supposed to do with this thingamagig?

From the nvidia-settings GUI (sudo nvidia-settings), X Server Display Configuration, Advanced... , Panning.

HDMI-0 = 1920x1080 (Underscanned to 1808x1017)
VGA-0 = 1440x900 (Native)

Tried fresh install of Garuda Dragonized, didnt mess with anything just the nvidia settings (Set the underscan of the HDMI display) and the panning came back. So i guess its safe to assume the driver is trolling a bit. Tho i dont see the panning values change anymore in the GUi, which i find odd.

No worries, thanks for the help nontheless. If you come up with anything (literally ANYTHING that could potentionally fix this) i'll be glad.

I'd say, leave the thingamagig alone for now and look into the underscanning thing first.



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So after some painstaking tests and trying out stuff, i gave up and changed to a different display that didnt need the overscan setting. Not the best solution but at least something. :c

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