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Re: Changing resolution on laptop



Dotan Cohen a écrit :
> On 12/02/07, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 16:40 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> > I've a Dell E1505 laptop with a 1050*1400 resolution LCD screen, and a
>> > regular external CRT monitor that can display video up to 768*1024.
>> > I'd like to plug the monitor into the laptop's output, but I need the
>> > output to display 768*1024. How would one go about ensuring that the
>> > correct resolution is used depending on whether or not the monitor is
>> > connected?
>> >
>> > Googling about led me to a bash script that changes screen resolution,
>> > but I'd prefer something automatic: LCD always get 1050*1400 and the
>> > CRT always gets 768*1024.
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance for any ideas.
>> >
>> This is not exactly automatic but its use depends on the answer to the
>> following question. When you plug in the external monitor does the
>> internal lcd screen cease working, If so one might do this.
>> <ctrl><Alt> + cycles through resolutions in your xorg.conf so if you had
>> the resolutions you mention above in your xorg.conf file it would be
>> easy to switch between them.
> 
> It only drives one display at a time, so I could switch between
> resolutions.

It is not very clear to me: what do you expect: only one display at the
same time (lcd panel or beamer) or do you want same display on both?

-- 
François Patte
UFR de mathématiques et informatique
Université René Descartes
http://www.math-info.univ-paris5.fr/~patte


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