Every window opens on secondary screen and cant close or resize any of them in fullscreen mode

Hello everyone,

I have an issue with opening windows on my Garuda Linux system. Every new window opens on my secondary monitor, regardless of where I initiate it from (even from the primary monitor). Furthermore, when a window is in fullscreen mode on the same secondary monitor, I am unable to minimize it, resize it, or close it. If anyone has a solution, I would be very grateful, as this problem is currently preventing me from effectively multitasking with my dual-monitor setup. And also here is the output from "garuda-inxi" below:

Kernel: 6.2.13-zen-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.1
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=29b7f26e-eb8f-4efc-8960-10ab5a59a9bc rw [email protected]
quiet quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
resume=UUID=ade882a7-9c75-4f40-a5af-951e993f2799 loglevel=3 ibt=off
Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.27.4 tk: Qt v: 5.15.9 wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING II v: Rev 1.xx
serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 4901
date: 07/25/2022
Info: model: AMD Ryzen 5 5600 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen 3+ gen: 4
level: v3 note: check built: 2022 process: TSMC n6 (7nm) family: 0x19 (25)
model-id: 0x21 (33) stepping: 2 microcode: 0xA20120A
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 6 tpc: 2 threads: 12 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 384 KiB desc: d-6x32 KiB; i-6x32 KiB L2: 3 MiB desc: 6x512 KiB
L3: 32 MiB desc: 1x32 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 3516 high: 3601 min/max: 2200/4467 boost: enabled
scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: performance cores: 1: 3500 2: 3500
3: 3500 4: 3601 5: 3500 6: 3500 7: 3599 8: 3500 9: 3500 10: 3500 11: 3500
12: 3500 bogomips: 83995
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
Vulnerabilities: <filter>
Device-1: AMD Tonga PRO [Radeon R9 285/380] vendor: PC Partner / Sapphire
driver: amdgpu v: kernel arch: GCN-3 code: Volcanic Islands
process: TSMC 28nm built: 2014-19 pcie: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16
ports: active: DP-1,DVI-D-1 empty: DVI-D-2,HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 07:00.0
chip-ID: 1002:6939 class-ID: 0300 temp: 58.0 C
Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.8 with: Xwayland v: 23.1.1
compositor: kwin_x11 driver: X: loaded: amdgpu unloaded: modesetting
alternate: fbdev,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 4240x1440 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 1121x381mm (44.13x15.00")
s-diag: 1184mm (46.61")
Monitor-1: DVI-D-1 mapped: DVI-D-0 pos: bottom-l model: Acer AL2216W
serial: <filter> built: 2006 res: 1680x1050 hz: 60 dpi: 90 gamma: 1.2
size: 473x296mm (18.62x11.65") diag: 558mm (22") ratio: 16:10 modes:
max: 1680x1050 min: 720x400
Monitor-2: DP-1 mapped: DisplayPort-0 pos: primary,top-right
model: LG (GoldStar) ULTRAGEAR serial: <filter> built: 2022 res: 2560x1440
hz: 120 dpi: 93 gamma: 1.2 size: 697x392mm (27.44x15.43")
diag: 800mm (31.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: max: 2560x1440 min: 640x350
API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 23.0.3 renderer: AMD Radeon R9 380 Series (tonga
LLVM 15.0.7 DRM 3.49 6.2.13-zen-1-zen) direct-render: Yes
Device-1: AMD Tonga HDMI Audio [Radeon R9 285/380]
vendor: PC Partner / Sapphire driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 3
speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 07:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:aad8 class-ID: 0403
Device-2: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 4 speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16
bus-ID: 09:00.4 chip-ID: 1022:1487 class-ID: 0403
API: ALSA v: k6.2.13-zen-1-zen status: kernel-api with: aoss
type: oss-emulator tools: N/A
Server-1: sndiod v: N/A status: off tools: aucat,midicat,sndioctl
Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.70 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse
status: active 2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin
4: pw-jack type: plugin tools: pactl,pw-cat,pw-cli,wpctl
Device-1: Intel I211 Gigabit Network vendor: ASUSTeK driver: igb v: kernel
pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: e000 bus-ID: 04:00.0
chip-ID: 8086:1539 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Local Storage: total: 931.52 GiB used: 278.67 GiB (29.9%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:4 vendor: Kingston model: SNVS500G
size: 465.76 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: S8542105 temp: 39.9 C scheme: GPT
ID-2: /dev/nvme1n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Kingston model: SNVS500G
size: 465.76 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: S8H40104 temp: 37.9 C scheme: GPT
ID-1: / raw-size: 448.39 GiB size: 448.39 GiB (100.00%)
used: 278.64 GiB (62.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%)
used: 25.8 MiB (8.6%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme1n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 448.39 GiB size: 448.39 GiB (100.00%)
used: 278.64 GiB (62.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 448.39 GiB size: 448.39 GiB (100.00%)
used: 278.64 GiB (62.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 448.39 GiB size: 448.39 GiB (100.00%)
used: 278.64 GiB (62.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 17.07 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
priority: -2 dev: /dev/nvme1n1p3 maj-min: 259:3
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 15.52 GiB used: 1024 KiB (0.0%)
priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
System Temperatures: cpu: 61.0 C mobo: 47.0 C gpu: amdgpu temp: 58.0 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2014 case-1: 1138 case-2: 1126 case-3: 1083
gpu: amdgpu fan: 553
Power: 12v: 10.03 5v: N/A 3.3v: N/A vbat: 3.27 gpu: amdgpu watts: 49.06
Processes: 318 Uptime: 1h 31m wakeups: 0 Memory: 15.52 GiB
used: 4.1 GiB (26.4%) Init: systemd v: 253 default: graphical
tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.1 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 2071
libs: 566 tools: octopi,paru Shell: fish v: 3.6.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.16
running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.26
Garuda (2.6.16-1):
System install date:     2022-12-22
Last full system update: 2023-05-03
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager mkinitcpio
Windows dual boot:       Probably (Run as root to verify)
Failed units:            fancontrol.service

did you press F11 to exit full-screen?

No idea as I don't use KDE, but I found this old thread:
Applications starting up on the wrong screen. • KDE Community Forums
assuming it's not just the "allow apps to remember the position" thing, see the very last comment on page 2, the one with three links in it leading to GitHub - nclarius/KWin-window-positioning-scripts: KWin scripts controlling window placement on multi-monitor setups

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yes i am, but it dosen't help at all...

aha I had a similar issue, I installed Garuda full edition, those windows
if you a refering to, they just have hidden the title bar - well if you mean that,
this is a feature among other anoying features of that release.
So I did not want to go , again through all of them, I just took the
lite zen version of Garuda. I just do not remember the name of that
component as used for optical enhancments, which they ar not but just anoying.
( i mean the dr4gonized) edition. Also could help if the .config, .local folder
would be deleted.

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