[plug] Monitor resolution changes on opening a console terminal
krshackleton at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 14:27:22 AWST 2017
Thanks Nick, I'll try these suggestions out tonight.
On 8 September 2017 at 14:00, Nick Bannon <nick at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2017 at 04:50:08PM +0800, Kevin Shackleton wrote:
> > However, when I open a terminal, the screen switches to 1680 * 1050
> > resolution, as though that's a setting in .bashrc or similar.
> I don't know how it would have gotten in there... but if something
> indirectly runs xrandr(1) as part of your shell startup, that could do it?
> The startup files that bash could use are in:
> man bash | less +/^INVOCATION
> You could confirm if /usr/bin/xrandr gets called with execsnoop(8)
> (Debian/Ubuntu package perf-tools-unstable ; or as found from:
> It's possible that the RandR code is being called from elsewhere,
> e.g. via DBUS calls, which could be spotted with dbus-monitor ?
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