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Old 04-05-2016, 02:33 PM   #1
devil0150
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Question Setting persistent resolution in xfce on Debian


I am running Debian Jessie on VMWare, and the default resolution is 800x600. I can set it to 1360x768 with xrandr, but next time I log in it's still 800x600.

Some posts on the internet said to edit my xorg.conf file. I ran Xorg -configure, and got an xorg.conf.new file. I tried testing it, but the screen remains black (running startx without the config works fine).

Some other post said to edit the display.xml file in this directory (~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml), but I don't have a display.xml file in there.

Any idea how to do this?

Last edited by devil0150; 04-05-2016 at 02:34 PM. Reason: fixed title
 
Old 04-05-2016, 04:03 PM   #2
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Using xfce4-display-settings to set the resolution worked.
 
  


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