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I was wondering how I can stretch the screen to fit my monitor without changeing my resolution from 1024*768? I am running SUSE 9.2 and used the program that YaST had for stretching the screen but it didnt work. I tryed useing my monitors controls to strech the screen but it can't stretch it far enough, and as I am running a dual boot I don't really want to do that any ways.
or it could simply be that sax mis-configured the h and v refresh rates.(i love suse,but up untill 9.3 i've always had to manually edit the x config file for one reason or another.)
if you want to increase the resolution,you can go into control center under fonts(and icons>advanced) and increase the default size used to offset it.
Last edited by piscikeeper; 06-13-2005 at 08:12 PM.
if windows maxes at 1024x768 then that is probably the max supported resolution.
/etc/X11/xorg.conf what you want to look for is to see if the frequencies sax uses match your monitors specs.you'll know it's the right file when you see all the warning to not edit it if they do need changed you need to do so as root.
for the dot pitch,if i remember correctly windows uses some thing like 75 and linux 79.i still need to dig around to see if i can find the config file that sets that.
I hear you rkettle, sorry I couldn't resist poking fun, thank you for your help tho definetly useful.
I ended up digging around for the drivers for my monitor and it turns out if I set the syncs right it can go up to 1280*1024 which fits BEAUtifuly and is not as impossible to read as I feared(cept in windows(stupid windows))
any ways if you could still send me anything you dig up on the dot pitch, id like to know more about that. and id also like to knwo what I can do about stretching full screen programs that run in lower res.