XWin on Larger Secondary Monitor?
Fri May 28 03:37:00 GMT 2004
On Thu, 27 May 2004, Sean O'Boyle wrote:
> I'm running a weird configuration and would like to see if anyone has this
> I have a laptop with a secondary monitor. The primary (laptop screen) is
> 1400 x 1050. The secondary monitor is a larger 1600 x 1200.
> I'd like to launch xwin on the secondary monitor such that the root window
> fills the screen. Can anyone tell me how to do this? The closest that I
> could get was to run in -multimonitor mode - but that filled both of my
> screens with a giant root window.
> Currently I'm settling with running XWin on the primary monitor and moving
> it to the secondary. So it fills *most* of the screen...
You could temporarilly make the secondary monitor the primary one via the
control pannel. Why not just use -multiwindow -multiplemonitors, though?
You might also try using "-screen screen_number width height"
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