[CentOS] Dealing with 800x480 displays
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Sun Jan 11 15:54:48 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 08:12 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Has anyone worked around the display size limit on units like the ASUS
> eee? They list a 800x480 display resolution, and I have encountered
> Gnome dialogs that require at least 800x600 to see the <OK> button on
> the bottom of the panel.
Configure a virtual (panning) desktop that is larger than the physical
screen. This used to be *very* common back when average display
resolutions where much lower and is well supported by X. But I don't
think the installers provide this option anymore when configuring X so
you might have to play with "/etc/X11/xorg.conf".
Viewport 0 0
Virtual 1024 768
- provides a 1024x768 virtual desktop on a 800x600 display.
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