multiple monitors configuration without proprietary driver

Paul Menzel paulepanter at
Mon Apr 12 15:40:51 PDT 2010

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Dear Alberto,

Am Montag, den 12.04.2010, 11:28 +0100 schrieb Luis Alberto Padrón Hernández:


> Here it is my last doubt. I would like one monitor to act like the main one 
> (with the gnome panels, and the login screen and so on) because it has more 
> qualitiy (the DVI one), but it just happen to be the other one which behaves 
> like this. I have tried to change orders in xorg.conf but nothing. Do you know 
> how to change that?

you can try to play with `xrandr`. Look for »primary« in `man xrandr`.

That is just a guess though. I hope it will work.


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