How is one supposed to use the KDE4 desktop ?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Fri Jul 18 18:20:06 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 11:04 -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > >> 4) Why does my desktop always start up as 1024x768
> > when I have a
> > >> landscape LCD?
> > >
> > > ?? 1024x768 is landscape, isn't it?
> > 
> This one is easy, just edit the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf as root user and add Modes lines

There is no /etc/X11/xorg.conf. This is in line with current practice of
trying to avoid it wherever possible. That's it's not necessary is
demonstrated by the fact the 1440x900 mode works perfectly once I tell
KDE to use it. The problem is that KDE forgets.


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