From: Colin Brough on
Martin Gregorie wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Jan 2010 14:42:20 +0000, Colin Brough wrote:
>> Obviously I want the scale and geometry stuff to be suitable for the
>> display I'm on, but would prefer not to have to maintain multiple sets
>> of aliases on the different machines.
> Why not take a leaf out of the way you configure daemon services in
> RedHat distros?
> - Modify your script to get its arguments by reading in a config
> file with a standard name. Use something like "source /etc/ggl.conf"
> - The config file just contains a set of lines like:
> ORIENTATION="seascape"
> SCALE="0"
> GEOMETRY="1220x870+0+0"

That, or something similar, was exactly where I was hoping to go -
just needed the pointers to xrandr or xwininfo to get the screen
resolution information.

Thanks muchly!




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