Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Thu Oct 20 20:20:05 MDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 07:59:29PM -0600, Stephen Ward wrote:
> My X server seems to be running at a higher resolution than the
> resolution of my monitor.  Certain parts of the desktop are off the
> screen and in order to view them I have to move my mouse to the edge
> of the screen and the whole desktop starts to scroll.  Arg!  I know my
> monitor can handle a higher resolution than this, but how do I let my
> display subsystem know this?  I didn't have this problem until I
> installed nvidia. :(

This is probably in your Screen section in /etc/X11/XF86Config or
/etc/X11/xorg.conf.  You can specify the screen resolution and the
virtual desktop size there.

Andrew McNabb
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