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I don't know exactly how to write a default setting for xrandr when you connect an external monitor, but you can easily write a custom script and then associate it to a shortcut key, as for example meta + P. Example > nano /usr/bin/custom-xrandr #!/bin/bash\ xrandr --output VGA1 -s 1366x768 --same-as HDMI1\ > chmod u+x /usr/bin/custom-xrandr Then ...


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After searching a bit more using gsettings list-recursively seems I've found the shortcut path. This is it with the default shortcuts under cinnamon 2.8: gsettings list-recursively org.cinnamon.desktop.keybindings.media-keys | grep -i display org.cinnamon.desktop.keybindings.media-keys video-outputs ['p', 'XF86Display'] Removed the pesky Super+P ...


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I had a strong tearing here and now it is solved. After reading this (wonderful explanation) of how an Xorg server works I realized that X server paints window updates directly to the memory card at any random time unless you use a compositing enabled window manager. When compositing is enabled the window manager put together all the changes from the ...


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If your hardware requires firmware to be loaded on chip then you should use it, otherwise do not wonder why your resolution resets to something not native to your monitor. Without firmware the graphics driver probably fails to detect graphics chip at all or can't access it's advanced features you mentioned, and falls back to VESA resolutions provided as ...



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