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Month: December 2016

Re: [trinity-users] Re: Dual screen setup not remembered

From: Gerhard Zintel <gerhard.zintel@...>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:51:15 +0100
On Thursday 01 December 2016, deloptes wrote:
> iadest@... wrote:
> > Maybe this solution is not official and proper one, but works: Put the
> > xrandr commands in a shell script and execute is at startup.
> > 
> > I have such script which detects is my notebook docked first. If yes,
> > dual-screen configuration for dock outputs are set and notebook's LCD
> > is turned off.
> > If it's not docked, script checks for display connected to VGA port. If
> > it is, it duplicates screen from notebook decreasing resolutions to
> > 1024x768 as it's usually a projector in a lecture room and it can't do
> > more.
> > MCbx
> I do the same. In the office I have two additional monitors and at home one.
> So a shell script is checking what is available and runs xrandr to setup
> the monitor and resolution.
> Perhaps this is the reason we never noticed that the settings are not saved
> and/or applied at tde session startup.
> In fact I have noticed this on a VM ware recently, but I was thinking it has
> to do with the vmware.
> I think it is worth a bug report, so that we may not forget to inspect this.

Can one of you guys please share that kind of shell script here on the list to give me
a clue how to start?