where does linux mint 19.1 xfce save the display screen settings and layout file

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minty_22
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where does linux mint 19.1 xfce save the display screen settings and layout file

Post by minty_22 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:28 pm

i want to make a backup of my display settings,

where does it save it too, i looked online and they said

~/.config/monitors.xml

but that file doesn't exist for me,

im talking about this screen
Screenshot_2019-07-01_18-26-18.png

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Re: where does linux mint 19.1 xfce save the display screen settings and layout file

Post by MrEen » Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:05 pm

For Xfce, it's ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/displays.xml

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Re: where does linux mint 19.1 xfce save the display screen settings and layout file

Post by minty_22 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:16 pm

thanks! it worked!

i find myself often fixing my display , this will save me so much time

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Re: where does linux mint 19.1 xfce save the display screen settings and layout file

Post by MrEen » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:16 pm

You're quite welcome. Happy to have helped. :D

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