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Old 01-22-2006, 03:40 PM   #1
CyberTroniX
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Question Monitor Resolution


Hello ,

i have mandrake 2006 installed , when i switch resolution from 800x600 to 1024x768 why isn't everything smaller and more things are viewable like windows ?
for example this site linuxquestions.org isn't fully viewable on 1024x768 , i have to scroll right and left to see everything , but 1024x768 on windows shows me all the site and i don't have to scroll right and left .


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i fixed the problem ,
i used the icon in the taskbar instead of going to Mandrake Linux Control Center .
although i don't know why changing the resolution from Mandrake Linux Control Center didn't have any effect .

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Old 01-22-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
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Bet you are using KDE...right?

You can use controlcenter to make the needed adjustments.
 
Old 01-22-2006, 05:28 PM   #3
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thats the difference between screen resolution and virtual resolution i.e. you seem to have changed the virtual resolution so that everything looks the same size (whereas it normally gets a little smaller) but to see the whole screen you have to scroll - so you have the screen set to 800x600 but virtual set to 1024x768

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