[xubuntu-users] Need help with getting my display settings to stick.

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 22:58:35 UTC 2018

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018, 9:53 PM Tim Uckun <timuckun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all.
> I Installed xubuntu 17.10 on my thinkpad. I am working through some issues
> at the moment and the one that is annoying me most is that the display
> settings for the external monitor don't stick.
> I set up the position, the resolution and the "not mirrored" status of the
> external monitor but if the laptop goes to sleep and wakes up again the
> monitors become mirrored. The odd thing is that the display settings do not
> have "mirror" option checked but it's mirroring anyway. In order stop
> mirroring I click on mirror and then unclick again. When I do this all
> other settings get reset so I have to once again rearrange the monitors and
> set their preferred resolution.
> Why don't these settings get written someplace so they are in effect when
> the laptop wakes up?

Sounds like a bug. After configuring monitor settings, try logging out and
back in.

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