This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
Table of contents¶
Turn the specified monitor output on (e.g.
HDMI-1) and set the preferred resolution automatically (default to max resolution):
Change the resolution of the specified monitor and change it's refresh rate:
Duplicate main monitor (e.g.
eDP1) to second monitor (e.g.
Turn off main monitor (e.g.
eDP1) but not second monitor (e.g.
Turn on main monitor (e.g.
eDP1) and second monitor (e.g.
Cursor not moving¶
If the cursor moves with
startx run as root but not when run as a user:
If not, it might be related to this problem:
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