[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#631225: Bug#631225: Bug#631225: Bug#631225: xfce4: on dual head display second monitor *always* mirrors first monitor instead of being independent

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jul 5 20:55:06 UTC 2011

On mar., 2011-07-05 at 14:50 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> Oh, that appears to be for setting manually.  I can already do that
> with xrandr --output DVI-0 --left-of DisplayPort-0
> I'm looking for a) at least being able to set this on boot (as I
> mentioned this is no longer possible, because the display settings get
> modified by xfce-display-settings or somesuch after the startup stuff
> in ~/.config/autostart

Then you want to drop something in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ or just cook an
xrandr script.

> b) eventually to have xfce4-display-settings correctly handle two
> non-mirrored monitors at the same time.  --minimal only lets you turn
> on or off one display at a time, or clone, not to have two different
> displays at the same time (the X kind with xrandr where dual head is
> the same desktop just two different viewports/outputs).  Same problem
> with the non-minimal version.

Yeah, maybe something like that will be in 4.10, but for now you want
xrandr (or any frontend) or xorg.conf.d.

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