screen resolution to be fixed in gnome

Sven Arvidsson sa at
Sun Dec 28 09:41:02 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-12-28 at 16:16 +0000, Bernhard Kleine wrote:
> I am using debian sid with actual, i.e. latest packages. After some 
> tuning I could bring the xserver-xorg to start gnome display manager
> and 
> its welcome screen at the desired, highest resolution 1920 x 1200 px. 
> However, after logging in it takes a few seconds and than the
> resolution 
> shifts to 1280 x 800, something I never added to any configuration
> file.
> I am using gnome. Do you happen to know where -- aside from xorg.conf
> -- 
> screen resolution is to be saved or controlled?


GNOME uses RandR to set the users preferred resolution on login. You
should be able to change it by using gnome-display-properties, or
failing that, xrandr.


Sven Arvidsson
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