Re: virtual screen - X

This is a discussion on Re: virtual screen - X ; On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 06:18:28 -0700 (PDT), steph wrote: > On 17 Sep., 13:34, Bob Tennent wrote: >> On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 00:14:58 -0700 (PDT), steph wrote: >> >> *> i remember there was a way to set ...

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    On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 06:18:28 -0700 (PDT), steph wrote:
    > On 17 Sep., 13:34, Bob Tennent wrote:
    >> On Wed, 17 Sep 2008 00:14:58 -0700 (PDT), steph wrote:
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    >> *> i remember there was a way to set up a "virtual screen" which can be
    >> *> defined bigger than the physical screen and when you move the mouse
    >> *> towards the borders of the physical screen it "moves" over the virtual
    >> *> screen. i've added the line "virtual" in xorg.conf, subsection display
    >> *> but this didn't to the trick. can anybody give me a hint on how to set
    >> *> this up?
    >>
    >> You have to add the desired resolution, as in
    >>
    >> * Virtual * 1280 1024
    >>
    >> If that doesn't work, read the Xorg.0.log. Your graphics or the relevant
    >> server may not support the resolution or even virtual screens; for
    >> example, recent versions of the intel server don't (only temporarily I
    >> hope).
    >>

    > i thought there might be something else to do.


    Well you do have to restart the X server.

  2. Re: virtual screen

    On 17 Sep., 19:50, Bob Tennent wrote:
    > *> i thought there might be something else to do.
    >
    > Well you do have to restart the X server.


    yes of course! ;-)

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