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Old 12-17-2008, 09:28 AM   #1
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Smile screen maximization problem

Hi i have installed fedora core 5 on vmware to use to learn linux.
My problem is that when i maximise the screen, my working area(i.e
the area in which i work in) is center screened and does not occupy
the whole screen. This makes the writings on the screen look small.
Please how can i maximise the screen and make the writings appear
big. Thanks.
Old 12-17-2008, 11:43 AM   #2
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Can you provide machine specifications, including video card and monitor type and native resolution? What drivers are you using? This will help people help you diagnose your problem.

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with an NVidia GeForce2 Go card, and my native resolution is 1600x1200. Using the native Linux video driver and setting the resolution lower caused the display to have a bunch of black space around the desktop. I had to install the OEM NVidia driver to get it to work properly.


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