xrandr cropping my window
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jun 22 00:21:22 UTC 2012
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012, David Tilbrook wrote:
> % cvt 1600 1280
> # 1600x1280 59.92 Hz (CVT 2.05M4) hsync: 79.51 kHz; pclk: 171.75 MHz
> Modeline "1600x1280_60.00" 171.75 1600 1712 1880 2160 1280 1283
> 1290 1327 -hsync +vsync
> Running the following:
> xrandr --auto
> xrandr --newmode "1600x1280_60.00" 171.75 1600 1712 1880 2160 1280
> 1283 1290 1327 -hsync +vsync
> xrandr --addmode VGA1 "1600x1280_60.00"
> xrandr --output VGA1 --mode "1600x1280_60.00"
> Default gamma for IRGB image is 2.20
> Compressing colormap ...no improvment [sic]
> Clipping image...(Adding border)...done
> Building XImage...done
> It does accomplish most of what I want, but indeed added a black border
> at the top of the display.
> The root window has geometry 1600x1280+0+0, however the area
> that's visible on the display is approximately 1520x1200.
> This means that when maximizing a window, the bottom and left edges
> are not displayed.
> Are there adjustments I can make to get my full screen?
Unless you have a very old or defective monitor, it will report the
modes it can display. xrandr should pick those up; run it without
options to display known modes. Select one of those existing modes
rather than creating a new one that the monitor may not be able to
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