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A tool to manage and automatically apply xrandr configurations.

Project Description

A tool to manage and automatically apply xrandr configurations.

xprofile is compatible with and tested on python versions:

  • 2.6
  • 2.7
  • 3.2
  • 3.3
  • 3.4


A universal installation method is to use pip (the pip package is available here):

$ pip install --upgrade xprofile

Before installing xprofile with pip see if a package for your Operating System exists.

To install xprofile for arch linux you can use the AUR package:

# This is an example using yaourt
$ yaourt -S xprofile


Once xprofile has been installed you can execute the following command to get some help:

$ xprofile --help
usage: xprofile [-h] [--verbose] [--config CONFIG] [--version]
                {list,current,generate,activate} ...

A tool to manage and automatically apply xrandr configurations.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --verbose             output more verbosely
  --config CONFIG       config file to read profiles from
  --version             show program's version number and exit

  The following commands are available

    list                list all available xrandr profiles
    current             get information about the current active profile
    generate            generate a new profile and print to stdout
    activate            activate the given profile or automatically select one

To get detailed help for a specific subcommand use:

$ xprofile [subcommand] --help

Or refer to the xprofile(1) and xprofilerc(5) man pages.


xprofile is licensed under GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 3, 29 June 2007

The GNU General Public License is a free, copyleft license for software and other kinds of works.

For the full license information refer to the LICENSE file in the github repository.

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