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Old 08-12-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Run application in full screen?

How would i go about running tux math in full screen mode under ubuntu 9.04? i'm sure there would be a command for it, i just can't seem to find it.

Old 08-13-2009, 08:57 AM   #2
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According to the manual, you can press F10 to switch between windowed and fullscreen modes.
or add the --fullscreen parameter in the startup command. (edit the quickstart app menu link in gnome)

e.g. tuxmath --fullscreen

Hope this helps

(note: i currently don't have tuxmath at hand, but looked it up for you nevertheless)
Old 08-13-2009, 11:25 PM   #3
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Ah! you're a legend. i'll give that a go when i'm next near the linux boxes at work.
Old 08-13-2009, 11:46 PM   #4
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In most xservers these days Alt+Enter should work too, just like windows...


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