Commit 7a9c5c4a authored by Nico Schottelius's avatar Nico Schottelius

add script to automatically detect and enable the right monitors on the right place

Signed-off-by: default avatarNico Schottelius <nico@ikn.schottelius.org>
parent 415aff63
#!/bin/sh
#
# 2009 Nico Schottelius (nico-nsbin at schottelius.org)
#
# This file is part of nsbin.
#
# nsbin is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
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#
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#
#
# Automatically manage connected and disconnected external monitors with xrandr
#
# Add your main monitor to ~/.x-monitors-main (i.e. the laptop screen),
# and add all possible other monitors in the positions files
# ~/.x-monitors-{left-of right-of above below}.
#
#
#
################################################################################
main="$(cat ~/.x-monitors-main)"
positions="left-of right-of above below"
prefix=".x-monitors-"
# search for all possible monitors in all positions
for position in $positions; do
posfile="${HOME}/${prefix}${position}"
if [ -f "${posfile}" ]; then
while read output; do
xrandr --output "${output}" --${position} "${main}" --auto
done < "${posfile}"
fi
done
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