Re: newbie question: desktop bigger than monitor?
- From: judith <judith samson usaserve net>
- To: Don Gourley <gourley wrlc org>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: newbie question: desktop bigger than monitor?
- Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 10:21:44 -0400
Sounds to me like an X issue, if I understand the problem correctly.
Open your XF86Config file and go to the "Screen" section. If you add a
Virtual 1280 1024
in the section for the X server you're using (such as SVGA), it should
fix the problem.
There's a useful little piece on virtual resolutions at
Don Gourley wrote:
> I'm just starting with Linux on my desktop (although I've worked with it
> on servers for some time) and I don't even know if this is a Gnome
> question or a window manager one, but I can't seem to get my desktop to
> fit the size of my monitor. I have 1 desktop defined with a virtual
> desktop size of 1x1 screens in Enlightenment but the actual desktop is
> about 320x180 pixels larger than the 1280x1024 display. Where should I
> look to fix this?...its driving me crazy.
> For what its worth, I have Red Hat 6.1 which came with Enlightenment
> 0.15.5-41 and I updated the Gnome packages to the October Gnome (e.g.
> gnome-list mailing list
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