internal monitor name in xrandr
changsijay at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 04:16:37 PDT 2010
I've maned xrandr and also saw the --primary is to set some output as
No idea about how to get which is primary :(
2010/7/2 Maarten Maathuis <madman2003 at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 12:19 PM, CSJ <changsijay at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am writing a script to output to external monitor automatically when it
> > connected.
> > But now I have no idea about what name will be used for internal monitor
> > xrandr.
> > some are "LVDS" and some are "DP1"
> In recent versions of xrandr/xorg/etc there exists the concept of a
> primary output, maybe that is what you seek.
> > I want to parsing the xrandr output and remove the internal one. (xrandr
> > grep -v " connected" | grep -v $INTERNAL_NAME)
> > then others will be external monitor.
> > So, does any methods to does which name will be used for internal
> > in many kinds of notebooks?
> > One more question,
> > I've tried meego live USB, it can auto output when I plug a external
> > monitor,
> > How does it achieve this function?
> > Does any event will be issued when I plug a external monitor?
> > Thanks
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