[oclug] Desktop size doesn't match monitor resolution
bjlockie at lockie.ca
Thu Oct 4 00:11:05 EDT 2007
Aaron Wilcox wrote:
> I just got my new Samsung 245BW running over the DVI connection, and
> I've run into a bit of a problem. While the monitor's OSD indicates
> that the monitor is set to 1920x1200, KDE won't let me set my desktop
> size greater than 1680x1050. I didn't have any problems with desktop
> size when I had the monitor hooked up via the VGA connection. Does
> anyone have any idea what the problem is?
It won't work so you should give the monitor to me. :-) hee, hee.
That does sound weird.
Try reinstalling the video driver.
Do you have 1900x1200 in /etc/X11/xorg.conf (or yout XFree86 file if old
That won't explain why the VGA connection works but it might help.
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