xorg.conf file for single or multi-head setup
nian.wu at intel.com
Tue Nov 13 17:08:39 PST 2007
pkaplan1 at comcast.net wrote:
> I'm running Kubuntu 7.10 on a Thinkpad T43 w/ intel 915 video. I am
> often connected to a Sony X-95 external monitor.
> Using the X configurator, I generated the attached xorg.conf file to
> allow a two screen virtual desktop.
Since randr1.2, the xorg.conf has changed much, you can refer this doc
about how to config xorg.conf:
> However, when the external monitor is not attached, I get the same
> 2304x1024 Desktop with only a fraction visible on the laptop monitor.
> On previous machines I was able to us xrandr to change the screen
> resolution to 1024x768 under this situation, but now nothing happens.
> Here is the output of xrandr:
> $ xrandr
> Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 2304 x 1024, maximum 1024 x 768
> default connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right) 0mm x 0mm
Very stranger, the current size is larger than maximum.
> 1024x768 60.0*
> 800x600 56.0
> 640x480 60.0
> using xrandr -s 1024x768 or xrandr -s 0 does nothing but return to
> the command prompt.
Randr1.0 commands are not well support, please try:
xrandr --output VGA --mode 1024x768
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