Dylan McCall dylanmccall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 15:19:49 GMT 2007

Applying the settings could trigger the execution of a new program. When a
user logs in (or is it possible at the GDM screen?), it asks if the new
settings should persist. Otherwise, it assumes not, reverts with the next
reboot and disables itself.
Just like the resolution change, but a bit larger scale.

-Dylan McCall

On 11/6/07, Vincent Untz <vuntz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Le samedi 03 novembre 2007, à 22:21 -0400, Sebastian Heinlein a écrit :
> > Hello,
> >
> > the coming XRandR support will require some changes to the layout of the
> > main window and the monitor dialog, since we are going to support
> > configurations that can be completely applied on the fly (xrandr for
> > open source drivers) and file based configuration. Furthermore I would
> > like to completely replace GNOME's resolution changing capplet.
> I'm really worried that this is duplicating some work that is also
> planned (or already being done, I don't know) upstream.
> The GNOME control center maintainers want to have a nice screen
> configuration tool, using xrandr. It might make sense to do this work
> upstream, and have a script that detects if the computer has a
> xrandr-suitable driver to launch the upstream tool or DisplayConfigGtk
> (which would deal with the need to write to xorg.conf).
> Vincent
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