Re: KDE 5 screen size issue
- Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:34:46 +0100
- From: René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: KDE 5 screen size issue
On Tuesday January 16 2018 22:27:00 Mun wrote:
>upgrade also updated my KDE from version 4.x (not sure of the exact
>version) to version 5.18.0 . The problem that resulted is that the
>screen geometry setting via xrandr is not being applied correctly.
>I've attached a screen shot for clarity.
What's the screen resolution you're trying to set?
I can confirm that it still works in my KaOS VM, though periodically I need to tell VirtualBox what I want it to do (a VirtualBox issue).
I don't wait for login to call xrandr though. I also like my login screen to use the proper resolution, so where that isn't automatically the case I put the required xrandr statements in the Xsetup file used when the X server starts.
And as far as I can remember you can still use the "Display and Monitor" kcm from the systemsettings utility, to pick the resolution you want (provided indeed it's known, possibly thanks to a call to xrandr).
>I tried removing the ~/.kde directory and rebooting, but that made no
KF5 gets everything from ~/.config and ~/.local/share . The old ~/.kde is only referenced for migration of old settings, and of course by whatever KDE4 apps you still use.