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Re: RANDR 1.2 heads up



On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 15:08 -0500, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 14:16 +0100, Tomas Janousek wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 09:27:17AM +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> > > How does one actually do this? Do I have to configure the monitors
> > > in xorg.conf, or are they autodetected? What program do I use to
> > > tell xorg to turn the monitors on and off?
> > 
> > Using the xrandr command. For example, a command
> >     xrandr --output VGA --mode 1024x768 --pos 0x800
> > will add the external monitor below my laptop panel.
> > 
> > But you may have to configure a separate Monitor section for the external
> > monitor to be able to use modes other than those from the LVDS, which is done
> > by a line in the Device section:
> >     Option "Monitor-VGA" "name of the monitor"
> > 
> > -- 
> > TJ., BaseOS, Brno, CZ
> > 
> 
> Which version of xrandr do you have installed? Those don't seem to even
> options in the FC7 one I have:

Yeah, entirely my fault, the package never got off my hard drive.
Should be available tomorrow.

- ajax


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