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Old 05-11-2003, 09:43 AM   #1
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Smaller windows


In KDE (Slackware) the windows are very big, the windows goes out of the screen. The rest of the is right size, the only problem is the windows. Anyone know how to change the default / standard window size?
 
Old 05-11-2003, 09:45 AM   #2
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Change your resolution and edit so your not using virtual type screens, where the desktop area is larger than actual screen.

Simply edit by typing xf86config and pay attention to the questions, it will ask if you want virtual screens or not, say no.
 
Old 05-11-2003, 04:05 PM   #3
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if you're not sure where to find the file, you can always type: "xf86config" in console, you'll be asked there...
 
Old 05-11-2003, 05:25 PM   #4
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Well, I did all the xf86config stuff, screwed up my computer and reinnstalled Slackware. I never got the question about virtual screen. I looked at the Control panel and virtual detoskop was diabled. What should I do now?
 
Old 05-11-2003, 05:25 PM   #5
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if you're not sure where to find the file, you can always type: "xf86config" in console, you'll be asked there...
I mentioned the exact same solution.. hmm....
 
Old 05-11-2003, 05:26 PM   #6
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Well, I did all the xf86config stuff, screwed up my computer and reinnstalled Slackware. I never got the question about virtual screen. I looked at the Control panel and virtual detoskop was diabled. What should I do now?
What does your XF86Config file in /etc/X11 show? Can you post what you have under the Screens Section here? That's if its still doing the same thing as before.
 
Old 05-12-2003, 06:42 AM   #7
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yeah, maybe it messed up your computer because you don't really know what too choose.. maybe you set your horiz synch and vert synch not good... or something like that. you can't screw up your computer by misconfiguring your computer. you just had to run xf86config again and change some stuff..

for graphics card, if your card is not in the list use VESA. that is what i used to do wrong :S
 
Old 05-12-2003, 05:06 PM   #8
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I am hosting the xf86config file here.
 
  


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