[Smaug] Where is a user's screen resolution saved?

Peter Belew abcruzww at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 15:14:26 PST 2009

After trying out gconf-editor, I found nothing regarding screen
dimension parameters - display stuff is all about what's under gnome.

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:26 PM,  <cerise at armory.com> wrote:
> I'm about 95% certain that it's stored in gconf -- the GNOME answer to the
> Windows Registry.  You can verify that by running gconf-editor and paging
> around.
> I haven't bothered checking though.
> -Phil/CERisE
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:08:23PM -0800, Peter Belew wrote:
>> Under Gnome (etc.) where is a user's preferred screen resolution saved?
>> I don't mean xorg.conf - that's global - I mean where is the setting an individual user makes with the System>Preferences>Display dialog stored? I would presume in a 'dot' ('hidden') file or directory in the users home directory.
>> This may vary by distro - I'm interested in Ubuntu in particular.
>> Peter
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It's completely normal that you lose data on "Windows" platforms.
That's why you have a UNIX or Linux or BSD server for backups.

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