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Old 11-02-2013, 11:13 AM   #1
wilsonsamm
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Xfce has a screen size greater than the X screen


Here is a link to my xorg.conf. As you can see, the resolution is 1280x720, but I have adjusted this to 1220x690 to compensate for overscan, so that my TV will display the whole picture.
http://pastebin.com/BVYaC3kE
(I have commented out the Virtual line, because for some reason it causes the 1280x720 resolution to not work).
Now, when I fire up Xfce, I get a (probably) 1280x720 desktop that scrolls around when I move the mouse to the edge of the screen. I am finding this extremely annoying. Can anyone give me a hint on how to sort this out please?

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Old 11-03-2013, 02:33 AM   #2
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http://us.generation-nt.com/answer/s...201952062.html


Excellent. I found the solution here. It turns out Xfce has a little bug that means it sometimes doesn't choose the right resolution to fit on the screen.
 
  


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