Student IT support moved to the DTU Library. Latex support remains in 125D/308

Located in your home directory, the file .gbarrc is a config file for various G-Bar related things. It can be edited with any text editor.

The file has a simple format that consists of lines, where each line identifies a setting:


Empty lines and lines starting with # are ignored (i.e. comments). An example:

# Disable autolock of desktop
# Set default windows size for Windows Desktop

As seen in the example above, the file can be interpreted with Bash.

Below is an example of a setting that you can configure with .gbarrc.

Set default windows size for Windows Desktop

When starting a Windows program from the Menu => Microsoft, it is possible to select a window size for the program. It is also possible to set a default window size by adding this setting to your .gbarrc:


The resolution can also be set to a non standard resolution, e.g.:



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