Laptop + external LCD

Gérard BIGOT gerard.bigot at
Fri Nov 2 19:13:24 UTC 2007

On 11/1/07, Robert Aldridge <bamarob55 at> wrote:
> Thanks, Gerard!
> You have me on the right path.  I now have dual screen working.  Had to
> change my 'virtual' setting in xorg.conf to 3600x1536 and issue 'xrandr
> --output LVDS --left-of TMDS-1'.  Only problem now is that my Gnome panel
> and taskbar are on the external (right) screen and I'll rather them be on
> the internal (left, laptop) screen.
> Any tips for making this a more permanent situation?

Not investigated yet. But it's parameters in the xorg.conf file.

When I undock the laptop, is it going to go back to my normal laptop display
> with the panel and taskbar in the correct place and the resolution set
> correctly?  I guess I shall see...
> And, after I undock, if I plug it back into the dock, will it
> automagically give me dual screen again?  Or, will I have to issue the
> xrandr command(s) again?
> Thanks,
> BamaRob
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