Fixed an annoying issue I was having with xrandr just now.
For some reason it would ignore where I wanted one screen placed and put it on top of my primary screen.
The kludge to fix it was to turn that display on and off with 2 extra xrandr commands.
@hund Yes, unfortunately it didn't seem to make a difference.
The xrandr command I use normally is:
--output LVDS1 --mode 1366x768 --pos 0x312 --rotate normal \
--output DP1 --off \
--output DP2 --off \
--output DP3 --off \
--output HDMI1 --off \
--output HDMI2 --off \
--output HDMI3 --primary --mode 1920x1080 --pos 1366x0 --rotate normal \
--output VGA1 --mode 1920x1080 --pos 3286x0 --rotate normal \
--output VIRTUAL1 --off
What happens is VGA1 clones HDMI3's view
@hund subsequently running:
xrandr --output VGA1 --off
xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1920x1080 --pos 3286x0 --rotate normal
Fixes it. Of course I also had some weirdness with i3 so soft reload it then restore my backgrounds with nitrogen 😁
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