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Re: a bug in lxandr
It's a known problem. See bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxrandr/+bug/621689
On Sat, 23 Oct 2010 11:42:20 +0100
Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Oct 2010 01:48:21 +0100
> Phill Whiteside <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hiyas gang,
> > well this sums it up....
> > (01:35:51) Mountian_Man: I have two users who need large letters for their
> > poor vision. while the other two of us, would really prefer fitting as much
> > info on the screen as possible. however i havnt found a way to save
> > resolution preferences per user. the only way i can find to adjust the
> > resolution, does so for all user. :(
> > (01:39:56) Mountian_Man: I am sorry, I am still learning linux. it is the
> > default. the cammand (when i looked under propperties of the icon) is "
> > lxrand" i think sorry ditracted by toddler
> > (01:40:12) phillw: Mountian_Man: If they sign on as different users it
> > should save their profiles
> > (01:41:12) phillw: lxrand is the one to alter screen properties, however it
> > should remember them for each user.
> > (01:41:48) Mountian_Man: nope i have signed in as each user individually and
> > it adjusts the resolution for all. (preferences>monitor settings)
> > As they said in Apollo 13, "Euston, we have a problem"
> But that was rocket science, this is far more complicated :D
> A solution/bodge.
> Create a Desktop file in .config/autostart for each user with the required resolution. e.g.
> [Desktop Entry]
> Comment=Set screen resolution using XRandR
> Exec=xrandr --output default --mode 1024x768
> Just change the 'mode 1024x768' for each user.
> Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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