Changing virtual desktop size
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Mon Jul 15 10:57:41 BST 2002
Try KDE wrote:
> This is probably a X window question, rather than KDE. Question:
> During installing Redhat 7.3 and KDE 3.0, I chose the resolution as
> 1024*768. After installation, I decided to switch to 800*600. I
> don't know how to do it in any GUI tools, so I directly changed
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 in its "Display" subsection. Now the problem
> is , when I enter KDE again (by startx), the virtual desktop size is
> still 1024*768, which causes me have to move the cursor beyond
> screen boundary in order to see the whole desktop. I know some people
> might appreciate this feature, but i'd rather to change it 800*600.
> Any suggestions?
The short answer is that you need to edit your XF86Config file some more
in the "Screen" section. That is the section that contains the
The line (or lines) containing: "Virtual", just comment them out.
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