screen resolution to be fixed in gnome

Bernhard Kleine bbfk at
Sun Dec 28 12:57:24 PST 2008

Am Sun, 28 Dec 2008 12:39:36 -0500 schrieb Alex Deucher:

> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Bernhard Kleine <bbfk at> wrote:
>> Hallo, my first post to this list.
>> 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?
>> Any help appreciated.
> Some versions of gnome save display related settings and switch to them
> when you log in.  Youhave to remove the saved gnome settings. See this
> post for more info:
> Alex

The link was the correct tipp. I had to delete in gnome's configuration 
editor all keys related to desktop->gnome->screen and after that the 
1920x1200 are there.

Thanks for the tip!


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