Opened 9 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#1726 closed defect (wontfix)

Sugar does not understand standard D-Bus protocol for RANDR configuration

Reported by: bernie Owned by: tomeu
Priority: Unspecified by Maintainer Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar Version: Unspecified
Severity: Unspecified Keywords:
Cc: tch, scs@…, aa Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Unconfirmed

Description

Since we lack our own UI for configuring monitors and video modes, it is tempting to use gnome-display-settings for the purpose.

gnome-display-settings creates a settings file in ~/.config/monitors.xml and then invokes a few D-Bus methods to notify gnome-settings-daemon that it should update the screen configuration. This is easy to see with dbus-monitor.

Perhaps we could implement the same protocol in Sugar. I don't know the details, but hopefully it's a freedesktop standard implemented by other desktops as well.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by tomeu

Would be great if someone could check if it's a standard or what.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by aa

  • Cc aa added

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Not really sure it's a standard. Also we are likely moving away from X pretty soon (to wayland).

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