Where do I set screen resolution in xfce4 4.6

Jerry gesbbb at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 4 14:45:39 CEST 2009

On Fri, 3 Jul 2009 22:32:11 -0600
David Mohr <squisher at xfce.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Chris G<cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> > Who "pointed out the name of the binary.", am I missing something
> > because I didn't see it.
> For completeness' sake, I was mistaken and noone pointed it out. It's
> called xfce4-display-settings though.
> > Anyway, things have advanced, removing a 'broken' package from my
> > installation and then doing a full update/upgrade has got my
> > Settings->Display applet to appear.  However it doesn't actually
> > work, i.e. it won't change the display resolution.
> >
> > As you say though it's an Ubuntu problem rather than an xfce one so
> > I'll go over there to ask.  Thanks for the help so far.
> I hope you'll work it out somehow.
> ~David

This is probably not what you are looking for; however, on my
FreeBSD-7.2 system I had to place this in the ~/.xinitrc file:

xrandr --size 1024x768 --rate 85

Now, my screen starts up in in the proper resolution. It was the only
way to get it to work correctly and consistently.

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