On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:14:22 +0100
"Patrick Dupre" <pdu...@gmx.com> wrote:
> > Two things you need to know. Read careful:
> > -- 0:
> > You probably have a file like
> > ~/.config/monitors.xml
> > in your home dir - or wherever. Find it. Read it: It might be that this
> > file keeps setting your monitor(s?) to wrong settings/resolutions,
> > if these values in that file do not correspond with the actual
> > capabilities of your monitor(s) ...
> cat .config/monitors.xml
> <monitors version="1">
> <output name="DP-1">
> <output name="HDMI-1">
Last two lines seem to be wrong. But your xrandr command seems to have
ignored them. Good, AFAICS ... ;)
> > If in doubt: move the file away for a while - don't delete it. Then
> > connect the external monitor.
> > -- 1:
> > On many (?) computers there's something like a built-in (?) key combo:
> > <WindowsKey - p> - Seems to work both on Linux and Windows.
> > If you have that on your computer, you might be able to change your
> > monitor settings (external, and, IIRC, also the internal ones) with
> > that combo: While this can be extremely convenient to attach
> > monitors you can end up all monitors turning into black screens. In
> > that case: press the combo again. If that does not help anymore I see
> > four options to save you:
> I can switch to 1024x768 and back to 1366x768
And the fonts, and the rest, look nice at these resolutions?
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