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Old 02-04-2006, 08:07 AM   #1
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howto change virtual Desktop size


hello, i try to run tv-out on TV an only monitor.
when Xloads - switch to 640x480 can see only part of Desktop and can scroll around with the mouse...
- when using 800x600 i can see whole Desktop and images are blurry...
how to fix that??
 
Old 02-05-2006, 01:03 AM   #2
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Xorg does not allow it.
If you look at /etc/xorg.conf (or /etc/XF86config or something like) in the section "Screen" and subsection "Display" you can see string Modes. The largest mode is a screen virtual size. If you want 640x480 without scrolling you should remove 800x600 from the string and restart Xorg. Alas, it cannot be done without restarting.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 11:40 AM   #3
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when i removed all modes except 640x480 i can see icons clearly, however i still see part of Desktop, only that i cannot scroll...
 
Old 02-05-2006, 11:45 AM   #4
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Probably window saved its size and position. If you maximize it, it will fit into the screen.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 11:56 AM   #5
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everything looks like zoomed... if i know how to make them smaller... icons are so big:

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Old 02-05-2006, 12:03 PM   #6
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Of course they are bigger than with 800x600. Maybe it would be easier to switch back to 800x600 and resize window... I know everything about IceWM, if you use it I could say how to do it with keyboard. Gnome and KDE are not keyboard friendly and probably you should to change the mode.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:12 PM   #7
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i use fluxbox... howto resize ??
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:20 PM   #8
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The only thing I know in fluxbox you can move windows holding Alt and moving mouse. I think you can find a corner of the window, moving window, and resize it then.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:25 PM   #9
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hmm.. only thing is how to resize menu... it is big as the screen...
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:37 PM   #10
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So you can change the font, it should be in the config file.
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:52 PM   #11
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... only thing that bothers me is that backgorund pic is staying zoomed...
 
  


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