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Old 11-26-2003, 01:05 PM   #1
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Display is horizontally smaller than a maximized window


I just installed Slackware 9.1, and everything is great except the display. When I maximize a window the horizontal width of that window is bigger than the width of my display. I wasn't sure what I should adjust to get it back to normal. Is it the HorizontalSync value in /etc/X11/XF86Config ? Thanks for any help.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 02:41 PM   #2
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That would strike me as odd, since the values
for that should be retrieved by KDE/Gnome
from X ... would you, by any chance, not have
the entire desktop displayed on the monitor?

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Old 11-26-2003, 02:45 PM   #3
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I'm using fluxbox and it only has the slit in the middle of the display on the bottom of the screen. If I maximize a mozilla window I can only see a "le" from the File menu. the Fi are off the screen.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 03:11 PM   #4
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You should be able to change that directly on your monitor. It doesn't seem like a virtual desktop setting when you can't see only so little.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 03:36 PM   #5
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I can fix it like that but then the window looks warped on the corners, and it looks strange.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 03:42 PM   #6
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Well look for your monitor's manual and fix it
 
Old 11-26-2003, 04:18 PM   #7
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ah, that stuff blows. what i did was to make my screen larger by using the virutual desktop or whatever it's called.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 05:41 PM   #8
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that is a common problem LOL.
Another thing that is common with the generic nvidia driver (nv), is that the screen is displayed slightly right-of center.
Not saying this is the case, but thought Id mention it in case someone strolls in here on a forum search with similar problems..

eee ecky thunk!
 
  


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