[RndTbl] Fedora virtual screen
itschaotic at gmail.com
Thu May 18 13:47:57 CDT 2006
Maybe the original poster was looking for virtual desktops. I use Fluxbox
as a manager and the virtual desktops are a menu item as they are in KDE and
others I presume.
Just a thought.
On 18/05/06, John Lange <john.lange at open-it.ca> wrote:
> I believe that in your X config you specify a display resolution smaller
> than your desktop size.
> However, most people find this so annoying that most distributions go
> out of their way to help people by not letting that happen easily. For
> example, in SUSE 10.1 (which I was just testing the other day), I can
> only change desktop size, it automatically changes the monitor
> resolution so it stays in sync with whatever I pick for the desktop.
> Never the less I'm sure its still possible by manually editing the X
> John Lange
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> On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 20:11 -0500, schwartz wrote:
> > Well, I can get a mild version of a virtual screen
> > on my Fedora system on the GUI with Ctrl Alt -
> > That's a minus sign after the Alt.
> > The software screen is larger than the area of
> > the monitor's screen and you can view the areas
> > outside of the monitor screen by using
> > the mouse. On the old Slackware distributions
> > you could get a software virtual screen about
> > 50 % larger than the monitor's screen. I found
> > that useful and I miss it since neither Slackware 10,
> > nor Fedora seem to have it. Or maybe I don't
> > know how to activate it. I hope that explains it.
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