Keep a custom xrandr screen definition in xubuntu

Asked by giovimonto

I'd like that, as soon as I log in, a custom screen resolution will immediatly set up without having the trouble of going through:
xrandr --newmode <custom screen resolution>
xrandr --addmode VGA1 <custom screen resolution>
xrandr -s <custom screen resolution>
So a sort of script that auto-runs at log in! I've tried to insert this script into the /etc/init.d/ folder, but nothing happens, and i'm forced to runs the commands above in terminal.
What can I do?
I use Xubuntu 14.04

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Make a shell script then use the startup manager to run the script after login.

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jerry (sdfdg43) said :

To keep a custom xrandr screen definition in Xubuntu, you can create a script that runs at startup to apply your desired settings. Here's a step-by-step guide:

Create a Shell Script:
Open a text editor and create a shell script with your custom xrandr settings. For example, let's create a file named

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xrandr --output HDMI-1 --mode 1920x1080 --rate 60 --output eDP-1 --primary --mode 1366x768 --pos 0x0 --rotate normal
Replace HDMI-1 and eDP-1 with the appropriate names of your displays. You can find the names by running xrandr in the terminal.

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