Ubuntu Screens/Resolutions Management - or the reason i still MUST use m$ windows

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 20:05:29 UTC 2007

On Dec 13, 2007 2:20 PM, Aurélien Naldi <aurelien.naldi at gmail.com> wrote:

> This problem is indeed well known and a solution is in the work: the X
> server included in the latest version of ubuntu included a new version
> of the xrandr extension allowing to add and remove screens on the fly.
> Graphical tools to take advantage of it are still lacking but good
> progress hapened since, and I hope [hint] to see something like urandr
> included in the next version.
> The "problem" now is mostly a driver one: intel graphic cards are well
> supported, AFAIK, the opensource radeon drivers has support too but the
> ATI and nvidia binary drivers don't yet (I may be misinformed about the
> fglrx one and a solution is rumored to be coming for the nvidia one,
> maybe before 2009...)

Has the change with Intel cards occurred with using xserver-xorg-video-intel
instead of -i810?  With -i810 on Feisty and Gutsy, plugging in a projector
did not work.

Mackenzie Morgan
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