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Old 08-16-2004, 12:44 PM   #1
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Exclamation Fullscreen Application Problems


Whenever I try to run an application that uses the fullscreen, I get a black background and mouse pointer, and that's it...

Some of the programs that do this are:
Frozen Bubble
Uplink (also a game: http://www.introversion.co.uk/uplink/)
ArmageTron

Anyone know what is happening? Or a possible fix?
 
Old 08-16-2004, 02:28 PM   #2
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try reducing the depth of ur display
say from 24bit to 16bit

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Old 08-16-2004, 08:37 PM   #3
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I just tried setting my display from 24 bit to 16 bit, and that didn't help.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 08:40 PM   #4
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are you sure the video drivers, and gl components of the system installed and configured properly?
 
Old 08-17-2004, 03:18 AM   #5
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so now see if changing the resolution helps u
are u sure u have the right amount of resources(memory graphics) etc etc

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Old 08-17-2004, 12:52 PM   #6
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Changing back to 24 bit did not help. My video drivers and everything is correctly configured, I just started having this problem, fullscreen games were fine about 4 days ago. And no, I haven't changed anything since.
 
Old 08-17-2004, 01:16 PM   #7
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by resolution i meant to say that u may change ur resolution from
1024X768 to 800X600

any new application have u installed in these days????

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Old 08-17-2004, 05:11 PM   #8
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I changed the resolution, and the X server messed up. It took me about an hour to get it working correctly. No, I haven't installed anything.
 
Old 08-17-2004, 11:57 PM   #9
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hi
after facing so much ,i would now give a try to
Xconfigurator of XF86config

i do not know what works in Mandrake of the above two,so lookout for it

pl. tell us why did it took u so long with resolution in ur monitor

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