Gnome gone weird for one user

damian misc at
Tue Feb 12 01:47:36 UTC 2008

damian wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've just managed to get a xorg file working for my BenQ W100 wide 
> screen projector giving a good image at 1280x720. It's taken months to 
> get there so I'm very happy to have a screen that is now the correct 
> aspect ratio rather than a standard 4/3 screen squashed.
> However, these new settings work in all but one user .. mine.
> The log in screen comes up in the shiny new resolution and all seems 
> fine. All is fine if I log in as any other user. But if I log in as 
> myself, the resolution seems to change to something very odd and is 
> either babrely readable or my projector refuses to display it all together.
> What on earth could be going on here? I can log in ok if I use KDE. If 
> there a gnome config file or something that I can either edit or delete 
> to fix this?
> Looking forward to any ideas.
> Damian
Anyone else got any ideas on this?

Is there anyway to 'reset' gnome? Any user independent config files that 
I can look in for resolution settings or anything else that could be 
causing this?


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