XFCE4 and screen resolution

Carmel Carmel_NY at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 12 13:43:02 UTC 2009

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.


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