Change display resolution after XRANDR
fs.antunes at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 11:29:33 CET 2010
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 4:55 AM, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 3:36 AM, Fernando Antunes <fs.antunes at gmail.com>
> > Hi.
> > I'm a notebook user and I have a external LCD monitor at work connected
> > through the VGA port. I don't have a xorg.config file, so I enable this
> > monitor using xranrd :
> > xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1280x800 --primary
> > xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1280x1024 --above LVDS1
> > After that command, my display was enlarged, but XFCE have a lot of
> > to work on it. Some applications doesn't switch between monitors,
> > windows doesn't work, and many others things. I think the problem is XFCE
> > doesn't know about the change done by xranrd. If you check
> > xfce4-display-settings, the resoluion didn't change and the maximum
> > is 1280x800 (LVDS1 - the notebook screen resolution).
> > I trying to resolve this changing the XFCE resolution by
> > xfconf-query -c displays -p /Default/Screen_0/Resolution -s "new
> > AxB". The configuration is changed in the file, but the resolution of the
> > screen doesn't.
> > Is there a way to force some xfce4 program to reload the new resolution
> > the file and resize the monitor ?
> that should work automatically.
> Can you build and run the following program and post the output?
> That will tell the actual layout as it's seen by the apps.
> It is the result :
This display has 1 screen.
2 monitors connected:
Monitor 0: 1280x1024+0+0
Monitor 1: 1280x800+0+1024
> Oh, and also, please give some details on the version of xfce you run,
> the output of "xfwm4 --version" is a start.
This is xfwm4 version 4.6.1 (revision 29817) for Xfce 4.6.1
Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Compiled against GTK+-2.16.6, using GTK+-2.18.6.
Build configuration and supported features:
- Startup notification support: Yes
- XSync support: Yes
- Render support: Yes
- Xrandr support: Yes
- Embedded compositor: Yes
- KDE systray proxy (deprecated): No
Thanks for your help.
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