Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at ubuntu.com
Sun Nov 4 03:35:25 GMT 2007

Am Sonntag, den 04.11.2007, 02:47 +0000 schrieb Tristan Wibberley:
> Hi,
> On Sat, 2007-11-03 at 22:21 -0400, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > So the user must have administrative privileges to enable mulithead with
> > proprietary drivers or to make the configuration permanently. On the
> > other hand temporarily changing the resolution (free and proprietary
> > drivers) and temporarily using dualhead (free drivers) should not
> > require administrative privileges.
> > 
> > I plan to add a "Store configuration permanently" checkbutton to the
> > main window, see http://glatzor.de/filesink/displayconfig/restore.png
> I never liked that sort of thing - it's not a part of the settings, but
> rather what to do with them upon clicking an action at the bottom. What
> do you think of changing "OK" to something like "Use for this session"
> and, if the user is a member of admin, adding another button along side
> it "Set as default"?
> That seems a bit more GNOMEy and less like the old Windows 95 "Why did
> that happen? I pressed OK" because like most GNOME dialogues the user
> would press the command they want to issue rather than selecting a
> variation of the command to issue and then "OK" to issue that variation.

Very good point.
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