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Month: August 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Is it possible to change the desktop directory in TDE?

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:38:10 -0400
On 7 August 2017 at 09:42, Thierry de Coulon <tdecoulon@...> wrote:
> On Monday 07 August 2017 15.11:54 Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> have you tried tracking down what executable that is and executing it
>> inside a TDE session? It's likely adjusting some sort of X11
>> configuration.
>> my thought would be to fix TDE not revert to GNOME3.
>> - Calvin
> Yep, that's what I would prefer, but so far...
> So
> - rotating screen and touchscreen (inside TDE) works well with xrandr and
> xsetwacom (thank you E.Liddell) .
> - for "normal" landscape and "inverted" landscape it's possible to calibrate
> the touchscreen with xinput_calibrator
> This addresses 90% of my needs so that's obviouly already a good thing. I
> wrote a tcl/tk front end so that I don't have to type the xrandr and
> xsetwacom commands.

I do believe TDE does have an applet now for the panel that is a
xrandr wrapper.... maybe look into that.

> If I want to use the screen in portrait mode, the pointer is somewhat offset,
> which is a problem if I am to try and write on a PDF. However,
> xinput_calibrator can't be used in this situation as it ignores portrait mode
> (or I don't know how to doit).

I'd say try and dump your active X11 settings while in GNOME and
compare it to what you get in TDE. Find the difference, then we can
come up with a way to fix that difference.