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Re: intel driver and dual screen



On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 17:39 +0100, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 5:11 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 09:37 -0600, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> > > On 1/16/08, Jonathan Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > There's a nice utility in development to give a nice shiny GUI for these things:
> > > >
> > > > http://albertomilone.com/urandr.html
> > >
> > > Unfortunately this utility seems very Debian/Ubuntu specific - for
> > > example there's some code that shells out to dpkg and apt-get.  Plus I
> > > see some rather dubious code...  First of all, it seems to want to run
> > > as root, which shouldn't be necessary to use XRandR.  Second, code
> > > like this:
> > >
> > >         self.command = 'sudo rm -R '
> > >         self.remove(files, verb)
> > >
> > > seems to be begging to be exploited.  I think that I'm staying far
> > > away from this code...
> >
> > We are working on this for F9:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/RandrSupport
> >
> > Admittedly, we have not been very good at keeping that page updated,
> > but Soeren hopes that we'll be able to land this in rawhide shortly
> > after test1. Is that still correct, Soeren ?
> >
> >
> > Matthias
> 
> Sounds great! Will that be incorporated in system-config-display or
> will it be a stand alone application?

It will replace the screen resolution capplet; system-config-display
will hopefully just go away at some point.


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