Description of problem:
The monitors of the Ghia mini-pc get misconfigured every time. The result is: you don't see the login screen and, the main monitor, get's detected as the second one.
Check this out:
$ xrandr -q
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1680 x 1050, maximum 4096 x 4096
LVDS1 connected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
1024x768 60.0 +
800x600 60.3 56.2
VGA1 connected 1680x1050+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 473mm x 296mm
1024x768 75.1 60.0
800x600 75.0 60.3
640x480 75.0 60.0
The thing is that LVDS1 does not have a physical connection... it doesn't exist.
My guess is that the MB is used for netbooks too. Anyway, I solved this by creating the /etc/gnome-settings-daemon/xrandr/monitors.xml
with the following contents:
As much as I played with gsettings, I couldn't make the changes. Also, while playing with xrandr, I found that:
DISPLAY=:0 xrandr --output LVDS1 --off --output VGA1 --primary
resolved the issue but did not persist. So, the above solution worked.
Anyway, I hope this gets worked out. I've seen enough posts about this; with inconsistent solutions.
this keeps happening...
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