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When I start apps that change my screen resolution, it keeps unchanged after exiting the app. (games in Wine, some linux games: World of Goo, Enemy Territory) Also sometimes I can see the panels and those made weird resolution (1440*8XX). Then I have to get the resolution back to native every time I close an app. Can I fix the desktop resolution not to be attracted by the apps? In Enemy Territory I have another problem, changing resolution moved my screen so I couldnt see anything, only a part of the wallpaper. I cant play ET on native resolution because it goes over the size of my monitor.

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Type in terminal

xrandr -s 0

It should revert back to default resolution/refreshrate. You can also add this command to Unity launcher :)

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