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Every time I turn on my notebook I have to configure the resolution of external monitor with the "grandr." Always turn off the notebook display and change the resolution of external monitor. I wonder if I have some way to configure this setting remain as default every time I turn off the notebook.

Does anyone know how?

I used Ubuntu 11.10.


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You can modify your .xprofile or you can change /etc/X11/xorg.conf. This is well documented in the wiki at and also

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