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Old 10-30-2002, 05:11 PM   #1
JakeFarley
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KDE/Gnome Desktop blank on left side


I have RH 7.2 and everything works fine. However, in both KDE and Gnome there is a blank space along the left side of the window that is black (it's about 1/2" wide along the left edge). I don't know if this is normal. Any thoughts?
 
Old 10-30-2002, 07:10 PM   #2
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How about any other window managers?

This sounds to me like a messed up XF86Config file, but try other wm first and see what happens. Then if the same thing, post your XF86Config file and tell us a bit about your hardware, specifically Video Card and such.

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Old 10-31-2002, 12:06 AM   #3
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Talking monitor settings

Sounds like you just need to adjust your monitor settings. Try fiddling with the buttons on your monitor.
 
Old 11-01-2002, 04:16 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. I adjusted my monitor settings and that took care of it. Funny that before I adjusted them when I booted up WinXP the desktop there was OK there but not in RH 7.2. When I adjusted my monitor settings in RH 7.2 to eliminate the blank space, it did not affect my WinXP desktop so I am good all around. Seems odd to me but what the heck, it worked!
 
Old 11-07-2002, 05:31 PM   #5
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Talking different resolutions

yeah, some monitors actually remember different settings for different resolutions (a lot of the newer ones do this). you probably run windows XP at a different resolution than Linux... no big deal.
 
  


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