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howtos:window_managers:dual_monitors [2016/01/12 03:29 (UTC)]
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howtos:window_managers:dual_monitors [2016/01/12 03:31 (UTC)]
arfon [Cool Switching Scripts]
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-====== Cool Switching ​Script ​====== +====== Cool Switching ​Scripts ​====== 
-Here's a script I wrote to automatically switch ​between extended dual monitors and a single monitor-+Here's a script I wrote to toggle ​between extended dual monitors and a single monitor-
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 #!/bin/bash #!/bin/bash
-vPRIMARYMONITOR="​DVI-I-3" # <--- CHANGE THIS.  Find using "​xrandr -q"+vPRIMARYMONITOR="​DVI-I-0" # <--- CHANGE THIS.  Find using "​xrandr -q"
 vLOC="​--right"​ # <--- Change this if you want the second monitor in another position. CHOICES: --above ​ --below ​ --left ​ --right vLOC="​--right"​ # <--- Change this if you want the second monitor in another position. CHOICES: --above ​ --below ​ --left ​ --right
 vEXT=$(xrandr -q | grep " connected"​ | grep -v $vPRIMARYMONITOR | awk '​{print $1}' | head -n 1 ) vEXT=$(xrandr -q | grep " connected"​ | grep -v $vPRIMARYMONITOR | awk '​{print $1}' | head -n 1 )
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 <​code>​ <​code>​
 #!/bin/bash #!/bin/bash
-vPRIMARYMONITOR="​DVI-I-3" # <--- CHANGE THIS.  Find using "​xrandr -q"+vPRIMARYMONITOR="​DVI-I-0" # <--- CHANGE THIS.  Find using "​xrandr -q"
 vEXT=$(xrandr -q | grep " connected"​ | grep -v $vPRIMARYMONITOR | awk '​{print $1}' | head -n 1 ) vEXT=$(xrandr -q | grep " connected"​ | grep -v $vPRIMARYMONITOR | awk '​{print $1}' | head -n 1 )
 vOnOff=$(xrandr -q | grep $vEXT | sed '​s/​primary//​g'​ | awk '​{print $3}'| sed '​s/​[0-9]*x[0-9]*+[0-9]*+[0-9]*/​ON/​g'​ ) vOnOff=$(xrandr -q | grep $vEXT | sed '​s/​primary//​g'​ | awk '​{print $3}'| sed '​s/​[0-9]*x[0-9]*+[0-9]*+[0-9]*/​ON/​g'​ )

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