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Re: virtual desktop

Subject: Re: virtual desktop
From: Felix Miata
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 10:01:19 -0400
On 2008/08/10 09:25 (GMT-0400) MK apparently typed:

> chris glur asked:

>> What's 'virtual viewport' ?
>> I liked fvwm2 but as time goes on I've found extra utility from KDE.

> You would have a couple of lines in xorg.conf like these
> Section "Screen"
>          Identifier "Screen0"
>          Device     "Videocard0"
>          DefaultDepth     24
>          SubSection "Display"
>                  Virtual 1600 1200    <-
>                  Viewport  0 0                <-
>                  Depth     24
>          EndSubSection
> EndSection

> Meaning my desktop is bigger than my physical screen (which is 1200 x  
> 768), and you slide around.  For some reason the big new suites like  
> gnome and KDE won't permit it.  I can't stand anything that doesn't  
> rely on pure text file configuration.

Virtual was provided by XFree86 and Xorg until recent version overhaul caused
it to disappear. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11418
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its own way."                   1 Corinthians 13:5 NIV

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