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Old 07-02-2003, 06:33 PM   #1
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Change screen position through Linux


Hi! When I run Linux, my screen is always too much to the right, preventing me from seeing the very right of the screen. However, if I do change the screen's position using the buttons on the monitor, the screen becomes too much to the left in Windows. So, is there a way to change the screen position using Linux?

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Old 07-02-2003, 06:35 PM   #2
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if you set it to use a different refresh rate then your monitor (as long as it is modern) should save them seperately.

you can manually move a screen around though, using "xvidtune", but you'll then need to manually edit your XF86Config to make it's changes permanent
 
Old 07-02-2003, 06:37 PM   #3
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Well,
I had this same problem. I am using the Nvidia card, and there is an option in the advanced settings under Windows (98) that allowed me to adjust the screen position. So, I adjusted the screen correctly under Linux using the monitor controls, then rebooted to Windows and used the advanced settings to adjust the screen. Are you running the same resolution under both OS's? That might clear things up if you make sure you are.
 
Old 07-03-2003, 10:59 AM   #4
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I'm also using a Nvidia card, the Riva 128. I just updated its drivers, and I went into the advanced settings under windows, but there isn't anywhere that allowed me to change the screen position.
 
Old 07-03-2003, 11:18 AM   #5
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like i said... xvidtune
 
Old 07-03-2003, 11:52 AM   #6
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I will look at my system when I get home today and let you know where I found it. Have not tried xvidtune, but it looks like that is what you want to try.
 
  


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