How to recover from a display driver problem[followup]

Petter Adsen petter at
Mon Apr 11 13:42:59 UTC 2016

On Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:54:02 -0400
Scott Blair <scott.blair at> wrote:

> I haven't had an Xorg.conf since 14.04. Unless I use NVIDIA X Server 
> Setting, and tell it to to save to X Configuration file then it
> creates one. But when I reboot, I still have to go in and make
> changes to set up my desktop, ie making my middle monitor the primary
> display. So I don't think it reads it during startup.

You configure the primary display with xrandr, it can easily be
scripted to run on startup. If you want a GUI you can try arandr, it
can generate the necessary script IIRC. Add a line to ~/.xsessionrc that
runs the script on startup and you should be set.


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