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For questions 1 and 2, I will take a wild guess that they are accessing the root window's drawable through RootWindow (3), then using XGetImage (3) to copy the root window's pixel data somewhere to process it further (e.g. dumping it to a PNG). These man pages may help: XOpenDisplay (3), DefaultScreen (3), RootWindow (3), XGetImage (3) See also this ...


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Why is it called eDP1? Because it is an embedded display port style adapter, and not a video graphics array style one.


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xrandr1 may be the solution you are looking for so that you don't need to log out/log in. From How to use xrandr: The old days where you had to restart X when plugging a new monitor are gone. With RandR 1.2, you can plug/unplug monitors whenever you want. Running the following line will query all outputs and enable them with their default mode: ...


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Preliminary note: it appears that xmodmap has recently changed; old settings won't work. For your case, look at the number of values for keycode 53 (6 values: x X x X multiply approximate), which works, and for keycode 32 (4 values: o O odiaeresis Odiaeresis), which doesn't work. ISO_Level3_Shift will select the 5th or 6th value, but they are not set for ...


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Fedora doesn't use an xorg.conf by default as this allows the X server to probe for its configuration. It assumes that the X server knows best. However, if you add an xorg.conf it will simply override the probed values. A minimal example might be: Section "Screen" Identifier "Default" Monitor "Monitor1" Device "Device1" EndSection Section ...


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I had the same problem. Very hard sometimes with the nVidia cards to get the resolution right by futzing directly with xorg so I like to use arandr for this kind of thing. (This is one of the few times that I find the GUI stuff better then the command line approach.) pkg_info tells us about arandr: # pkg_info -d arandr Information for ...



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