[oclug] Desktop size doesn't match monitor resolution

Brad Barnett lists at l8r.net
Thu Oct 4 08:02:13 EDT 2007


On Wed, 03 Oct 2007 19:49:30 -0400
"Aaron Wilcox" <aaron.wilcox at sympatico.ca> 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?
> 

If your monitor's OSD states it is running at 1920x1200, it's correct. 
That's the size of the screen it is displaying.

KDE may be displaying wrong values.  What makes you think the screen is
not at 1920x1200?


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