[xubuntu-users] Reading monitor EDID data from file?

Knute Johnson ubun2 at knutejohnson.com
Thu Dec 17 16:50:31 UTC 2015

Thanks for the suggestion but the issue appears to be that xrandr won't 
run without a monitor attached, I don't have a monitor attached.


On 12/15/2015 09:47, Ince, Wilbur wrote:
> I set this up for 14.04, I use a monitor in portrait mode as my
> primary monitor, so I set the screen to rotated too.
> Xubuntu uses lightDM
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LightDM
> There are lots of articles with details about changing the startup state:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2214380
> http://askubuntu.com/questions/73804/wrong-login-screen-resolution
> Once you get it set, it's pretty slick!
> Wilbur Ince
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 11:07 AM, Knute Johnson <ubun2 at knutejohnson.com> wrote:
>> I've got a computer running Xubuntu 15.04 that I need to start without a
>> monitor connected but I want it to think it is 1920x1080 so that when the
>> monitor is connected it will be 1920x1080 and so I can see it in its full
>> size with x11vnc.  The raspberry pi has a feature where it reads the EDID
>> data from a file during start.  It also has a feature to set the framebuffer
>> dimensions, both options will allow you to set the size of the monitor
>> without a monitor being attached.
>> Is there any way to do this on Xubuntu?
>> I have tried creating a xorg.conf file but it appears to not read them at
>> all.
>> Thanks,
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>> Knute Johnson
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Knute Johnson

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