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Re: intel driver and dual screen



On 16 Jan 2008 12:15:00 -0500, Soeren Sandmann Pedersen
<sandmann redhat com> wrote:
> Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> writes:
>
> > 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 ?
>
> Yes, in fact, my hope is to get a prototype into test1.
>
> The code I have written so far is available here:
>
>         http://www.gnome.org/~ssp/randr/
>
> It doesn't really do anything yet though.
>
>
> Soren

Will that include an option to turn on and off used/unused displays?
Like in my example from the first post?
And I saw a comment on your page about fall back when external
monitors are unplugged - that would be really essential.

Thanks and I eagerly await to test and use new ranrd features in
rawhide and fedora.

Valent.



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