I'm using gnome under Arch Linux in my laptop with a 1920*1080 monitor on the left of it, I set the monitor as my primary display in GNOME and everything works fine after I log in. However, GDM displays my log-in dialogue on my lap-top screen every time, and I noticed that my monitor was set defaultly on the right side of my laptop. I searched and found someone said mouse's position may have effect, which did not work on me. Can anybody help?
I was running into the same issues with my desktop PC. I have a second screen attached to it, which in only use to view movies on and is really far from my computer and hard to see.
@don-crissti pointed out correctly that it is an issue with the
For me it was as easy as running the
The result is a configuration looking like this (only the relevent section shown here):
So basically there are two steps to do:
Then reboot or restart your XServer to apply those new settings.
Hope that helps!