This is probably a much repeated question, but ....
I am running X on Dell Latitude 4100 using the SVGA server with a fvwm2 as my
window manager. Everything works great, except this one little quirk that is
beginning to bug me.
I have 9 pages set-up in a 3 x 3 configuration. From what I can tell this is
pretty much the default. The problem is that my pages extend out beyond my
physical screen so I can not view any windows within the hidden portions of each
If this were my desktop, I would just adjust my video timings for the monitor
and life would be good, but I'm not sure about my laptop, because sometimes I
just use the LCD, sometimes I use a monitor (various models at home and work)
and sometimes I use both.
So what do I use ... if I optimize for the LCD, what should I use for the
monitor refresh rates. Dell's web site appears fairly useless for obsolete
models. And what happens when I use a monitor. For some reason Ctrl-Alt-(+)
and Ctrl_Alt-(-) do not seem to switch between video modes, so I can not create
a seperate one for each monitor.
In a related question, how do I get the built in trackball to work. So far I
have had to drag around an old serial mouse I had laying around.
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