Different XF86Config for different user
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Fri Feb 20 15:20:04 UTC 2004
Robert Marcano wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 17:11, Robin Laing wrote:
>>Raghu V Vadapalli wrote:
>>>Though I don't know what the solution is but It would be interesting to
>>>know what your application is ?
>>>On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 12:49, Ricardo Ardila Vetrovec wrote:
>>>>i don't know, X configuration file it's made for de SERVICE X WINDOWS!
>>>>and not to pass a X WINDOWS for differents users!
>>I don't know what Ricardo's need sare but I can think of one usage and
>>I am working on doing this as well.
>>Users that like different screen resolutions.
>>My daughter uses our computer for games and such thus uses
>>ctrl+alt+(num+) to change the resolution to suit her needs and my wife
>>likes a different resolution than my daughter. In both cases, the
>>total screen isn't shown on the monitor, just part of it and message
>>dialog boxes can be missed.
>>Some WWW sites don't work to well at higher resolutions.
>>It is a lower priority on my list of things to do but for home usage,
>>it could be important. XFree wish list?
> You can do that using "gnome-display-properties" program or "Screen
> Resolution" ont the Preferences Menu, this program uses a new XFree86
> extension that support that, this value is stored for each user
I will try that and see how it works. I didn't know that it was user
dependent. So many preference options were system wide in the past
that I didn't really play with this.
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