XFCE4 and screen resolution
mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net
Fri Jun 12 14:20:57 UTC 2009
On Friday 12 June 2009 05:42:52 Carmel wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 14:40:49 +0200
> Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> >On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 08:27:54 -0400, Carmel <Carmel_NY at hotmail.com>
> >> I tried a trick I found while Googling to place 'xrandr - 1024x768 -r
> >> 85' in the '.xinitrc' file; however, that did not work either.
> >Maybe your .xinitrc isn't executed? In mine, I have
> > xrandr --fb 1400x1050
> > xrandr --size 1400x1050
> >to override non-functioning X autodetect and non-working xorg.conf
> >> Obviously I am doing something wrong here. Should I post this on the
> >> XFCE forum or does someone here have a solution.
> >Do you have the same problems with other WM / DE?
> Evidently, it is not being executed by startxfce4. If I run the command
> once XFCE4 is started, it works.
If you're using a display manager to startup the desktop rather then 'startx'
after console login, you need .xsession, not .xinitrc.
However, you say you execute startxfce4. When/where do you execute it? This
program is meant to be the last command in one of the above mentioned files.
More information about the freebsd-questions