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Old 05-10-2005, 01:11 PM   #1
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Could anyone tell me how to remove the virul desktop from free bsd maybe this will solve my problem of not beiing able to get out of the virtual desktop. What I am referring to is when the desktop is larger than the monitor screen. I have tried ctrl alt + and this is not working
Old 05-10-2005, 01:23 PM   #2
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Briefly, one way of "circumventing" the issue is simply to set your Virtual setting to the same value as your resolution - (ie your 1st Modes value) - for example: (from a screen section in /etc/X11/xorg.conf)

Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes       "800x600" "640x480" "1024x768"
        ViewPort    0 0
        Virtual     800 600

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Old 06-10-2005, 10:18 AM   #3
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I would like to know the oposite of what has been explained here, and pliz with a smaple of the code i should put in the xconfig file. My display is currently 800x600 and i am trying to get it to dosplay 1024x768 virtually, since actiuall display of that sourt is out of thw question coz my screen is 15".

But just for the asking, is there any way i can get a 1024x768 display on my 15" screen if not virtually? I am running FC1 (yarrow)
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Did you set that as your resolution in xorg.conf? What happened?

For example:

SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600"

Then of course you can just use ctrl+alt+ "+" or "-" to switch between the two.

As long as your monitor supports it (which I think at least some 15" monitors would).


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