xfce4 reverts to mirrored dislays

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Jan 20 16:11:16 UTC 2018

On Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:46:16 +0100, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>Not sure what script could help me with this?

I migrated from the desktop environment Xfce, using the window manager
xfwm, to the window manager openbox, without a desktop environment at
all. Regarding this migration IIRC I fortunately was jobless and could
customize my chosen WM the way I need it, without any issue. Now that
I'm luckily working more or less full-time again, I don't know, if
migrating to a 200 ;) % customized window manager environment is worth
the effort, or even possible at all ;).

Actually regarding dual-head usage, a dirty (IOW not really good) script
helped me a lot. IIRC I already wasn't jobless when I wrote my dirty
xrandr script, but fortunately I migrated from a DE to a WM when I was

IMO "time" is very important.

IOW I don't know if you could work around the issue you experience by
using a script. If you should have the time to test it, then simply try
it. If not, consider to get in contact with upstream of your chosen
desktop environment. Actually I decided against helping to improve
Xfce, but migrated to openbox without an desktop environment.

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