Laptop + external LCD
gerard.bigot at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 19:13:24 UTC 2007
On 11/1/07, Robert Aldridge <bamarob55 at gmail.com> 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?
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