OH MY! Please say it isn't so!
I just spent many hours fussing over that situation (stubborn newbie,
sigh). I was SURE there was some setting I could make that would make
cause 640x480, 800x600, and 1024x768 all to fit nicely on the same
Is there no work-around? No trick? Hot-switching from mode to mode is
really neat, but panning seems terribly awkward.
> > Hi,
> > I have set up X in Slackware to run in the 800x600 resolution
> > with no virtual desktop. However when I start X windows, the
> > desktop is still a little bit bigger than the monitor screen.
> > It seems that this is not the virtual desktop problem because
> > the desktop is only *slightly* bigger than the screen, and
> > there is only one virtual panel available.
> > The problem disapears when I swith to higher resolution.
> > What may be wrong?
> The highest resolution determines the desktop size. If you do not want
> the desktop to be bigger than the monitor's resolution, make the highest
> resolution the default resolution.
> Paul Lutus