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Old 09-17-2001, 10:53 PM   #1
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A one-inch black border on my screen

Greetings fine people!

Okay, my desktop is REALLY ugly. Linux (RedHat 7.1) has it where there is a one-inch black border around my computer screen. There is my screen, and the actual 'content' of my monitor starts one inch away from the plastic monitor. Do I have a virtual desktop? If so, how can I get rid of it? How can I get rid of the border? Thanks in advance.

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Old 09-18-2001, 09:36 AM   #2
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have you tried the controls on the monitor itself, to stretch and expand the screen out vertical and horizontally?
you can always try to reconfigure X again...try a different resolution to see if it does the same thing with any resolution.
Old 09-18-2001, 12:44 PM   #3
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You might also want to try starting X, then running
from an xterm.


Old 09-18-2001, 07:20 PM   #4
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I'll try the xvidtune command. I have already tried to use a higher resolution; all it does is make everything smaller. I'll mess around with the monitor, too. Thanks!

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Old 09-19-2001, 03:00 PM   #5
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okay mine is ugly to! waitin to see what help you get so i can try it to!mine was okay at first , but it just changed on its own one day when i was out of the room!!!


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