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Bug#509699: xserver-xorg-video-intel: Cannot oversize GNOME desktop using Virtual in Xorg 7.3



--- On Mon, 1/5/09, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin@ens-lyon.org> wrote:

> From: Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin@ens-lyon.org>
> Subject: Re: Bug#509699: xserver-xorg-video-intel: Cannot oversize GNOME desktop using Virtual in Xorg 7.3
> To: ee_in_co@yahoo.com, 509699@bugs.debian.org
> Date: Monday, January 5, 2009, 4:06 PM
> Scott Anderson wrote:
> > I'm assuming the Virtual line is being ignored
> because the setting does not seem to take effect.  Do I need
> to tell GNOME the desktop is bigger too?
> >
> > % xrandr
> > Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1440 x 900,
> maximum 2048 x 2048
> > VGA disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y
> axis)
> > LVDS connected 1440x900+0+0 (normal left inverted
> right x axis y axis) 303mm x 190mm
> >   
> 
> It says that the Xserver created a 2048x2048 virtual screen
> and your
> internal panel shows 1440x900 of it. This is what
> "Virtual 2048 2048"
> means nowadays.
> 
> I guess you want the old "Virtual" desktop
> behavior where moving the
> mouse to a corner would automatically move the display
> inside a larger
> virtual screen? This is not supported anymore in Lenny. But
> it will be
> back in the upcoming Xserver 1.6 (as "RandR 1.3
> panning").
> 

Okay, the panning feature is coming later then?  What is the timeline for Xserver 1.6?

Thanks,

Scott


      



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