Starting X with VGA on and LVDS off

Wolfgang Draxinger wdraxinger.maillist at
Thu Jan 5 08:07:46 PST 2012

On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 00:15:20 +0100
Andre Majorel <aym-11x at> wrote:

> What arguments do you pass to startx to enable the VGA output
> and disable the LVDS output ?

Technically not a startup option, but you can switch the output
configuration right wenn your .xinitrc is executed, before starting the
WM/DE. Add this as your first command in .xinitrc

xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --output LVDS1 --off


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