Avoiding display issues in Mint 14

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cwwgateway
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Re: Avoiding display issues in Mint 14

Postby cwwgateway » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:17 pm

On Gnome Classic, Gnome Shell, and Cinnamon, this command worked to set the default desktop:

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xrandr --output HDMI1 --primary

Again, swap out HDMI1 for whatever other input you may have. This command will tell you the available inputs/monitors:

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xrandr

Add the first xrandr command (xrandr --output <OUTPUT> --primary) to your startup applications in Gnome/Cinnamon/Gnome Classic or add the xrandr command from my previous post for Xfce.
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Re: Avoiding display issues in Mint 14

Postby cwwgateway » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:38 pm

On KDE you can use the display settings to adjust everything, and clicking "Save As Default" saves it. KDM doesn't work with multiple monitors, however (although I haven't looked extensively enough into it or MDM).
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igor83

Re: Avoiding display issues in Mint 14

Postby igor83 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:30 pm

cwwgateway wrote:Sorry for not posting sooner Donovan, but I was running Windows when I posted (I was using a PDF that didn't work too well with linux). Also, thank you igor for those kind words :wink: :) . Anyways, here's the command for Xfce:

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xrandr --output HDMI1 --left-of LVDS1


All deserved cw. I'll get back to that guy on the ubuntu forums and link to this thread here.
He might even switch over to LM Xfce!


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