[Techtalk] Switching resolutions when I switch to an external monitor

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Fri Mar 10 09:13:00 EST 2006

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006, Conor Daly wrote:
> What does the 'switch to external' key trigger?  Does it run something or
> is it entirely hardware based?  If it runs something or if linux can see
> the keypress, you could use some kind of 

Judging from the output of xevv (no output when the key combo is
pressed), it's hardware.

> Alternatively, is there any way to use xinerama to perform
> this kind of function?

If I knew the answer, it's unlikely I'd be posting here... I have seen
some Xinerama stuff, but it's impossible to filter out all the people
trying to use two separate screens.


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