aym-11x at teaser.fr
Mon Aug 16 06:26:58 PDT 2010
On 2010-08-11 20:43 +0200, Frans de Boer wrote:
> On 08/11/2010 04:35 PM, Andre Majorel wrote:
> > On 2010-08-11 10:50 +0200, Frans de Boer wrote:
> >> The automatic configuration of the X server is a good step
> >> ahead. Alas, there are some issues involving the user
> >> experience. To name just two:
> >> - Easy per desktop resolution setting with or without
> >> panning is missing.
> >> - Easy definition of virtual screen and on the fly screen
> >> resolution changes using the ctrl+alt+-/+ keys are
> >> missing.
> >> [...]
> >> The above remarks can be overcome by manually creating/editing the
> >> xorg.conf file. But be honest, normal end users can do that?
> > There is a way to get ctrl-alt-[+] and ctrl-alt-[-] back ?
> > Please share. I've mentioned them not working several times on
> > different mailing lists and NEVER got an answer.
> In the section Screen you can add the next lines:
> Section Screen
> SubSection "Display"
> Depth 24
> Modes "1680x1050" "1600x1024" "1600x1000" "1400x1050"
> "1600x900" "1280x10
> 24" "1440x900" "1280x960" "1366x768" "1360x768" "1280x800" etc.
Oh. I expected some kind of setxkbmap -option silliness.
Thank you Frans, but the Modes keyword and I are old friends. In
my case, what broke mode switching was upgrading X, not going
mad and removing perfectly good modes from xorg.conf.
Not that I never go mad, but that tends to be *after* X upgrades.
André Majorel http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/
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