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I took this from an answer at superuser please give them an upvote if it helps you, you can use fakexinerama for achieving what you want: Fake Xinerama is a replacement libXinerama library that instead of querying the XServer reads ~/.fakexinerama and provides fake information about Xinerama screens based on this file. It can be used to fake a ...


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Highlight the focussed screen (or dim- flash on focus change, see EDIT further below) In a side-by-side dual monitor setup (left-right), the script below will set the brightness of the monitor with the focussed window to "normal" (100%), while other one is dimmed to 60%. If the focus changes, the brightness will follow the focus: focus on (a window) on ...


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You can also take a look at the FakeXRandR project. FakeXRandR is a tool to cheat an X11 server to believe that there are more monitors than there actually are. It hooks into libXRandR and libXinerama and replaces certain, configurable monitor configurations with multiple virtual monitors. A tool that comes with this package can be used to configure how ...


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I had the exact same problem with one of my monitors as well. The best suggestion I can give you would be to put those commands into a script file. I named mine fixres.bsh and put it in my home ~ directory. Using your code below, I added the interpreter line as the first line, then added your code. #!/bin/bash xrandr --newmode "1680x1050_60.00" 146.25 ...


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Ctrl + Alt + Num (keypad) control where you want your windows.


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Move all windows into the visible area As proposed/requested in a comment, the script below will move all "normal" windows to the visible area on the current workspace. The solution is a workaround; the screen info is updated correctly, given the difference in the output of xrandr, before and and after disconnecting. The reason why the windows do not move ...



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