Bug#510172: /usr/bin/gnome-display-properties: gnome-display-properties cannot change any settings

Sam Morris sam at robots.org.uk
Wed Dec 31 14:41:01 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 15:27 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 31 décembre 2008 à 13:46 +0000, Sam Morris a écrit :
> > > Does it work if you make the same changes with the xrandr command?
> > 
> > Yes. In fact, after I logged out & in again, the capplet works fine. Is
> > it the case that the actual xrandr changes are made by
> > gnome-settings-daemon? In that case, that would explain why the changed
> > were ignored until I had restarted it.
> Yes, the changes are handled by g-s-d. I’ll bump the dependency to make
> this clear.

Cool, although that won't magically restart g-s-d in the user's session.
Ideally the buttons on the capplet would all be set insensitive if an
older g-s-d is running... but I don't know how to go about detecting
that case.
> Cheers,
Sam Morris <sam at robots.org.uk>

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