Re: [dwm] DWM 5.3.1 and Xinerama

From: Jeremy Jay <>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2008 01:14:45 -0500

If you are using a recent version of xorg, and don't have your screen
resolution hardcoded in xorg.conf, it should be autodetected. For
example, the last time I had to do a presentation, I plugged in the
projector, restarted X, and it auto-detected the right resolution to


On Sat 06 Dec 2008 - 07:21PM, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> Sorry to bother with this question....
> I have been using DWM for a year or so now but never needed to connect
> my laptop to a projector till today. I realized I had no idea how to do
> this with DWM.
> After some research I found that DWM uses Xinerama and not xrandr. I got
> as far as compiling DWM with Xinerema support and then getting lost.
> What's the next step? I plan to put a how to in the DWM page once I get
> this up an running.
> THanks,
> AMit
Received on Sun Dec 07 2008 - 06:14:45 UTC

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