Screen size settings
samuel.verstraete at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 08:49:22 CEST 2014
overscan or underscan is what you are facing...
have a look here: http://b.wardje.eu/2012/08/nvidia-linux-overscan.html but
there is plenty out there that handles this.
btw... not really Xfce related ;)
On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 12:08 AM, houghi <houghi at houghi.org> wrote:
> I have a GeForce GT 520 Nvidia that I had connected to 2 1920x1080
> monitors. I used the VGA connection
> I also have a GeForce 8400GS NVidia that I have connected to two 1920x1200
> monitors. I use the VGA connection.
> I have xfce 4.10 and run Debian Jessie
> I used to configure all with nvidia-settings, but for some reason that is
> not included in Jessie anymore, so I need to do things manually.
> All worked perfectly and I had a working xorg.conf
> Now I want to use the HDMI connection on the GT 520 instead of the 2xVGA.
> Here is the thing: I get it to run in 1920x1080, but I do not see
> everything. I only see part of it. Bit hard to describe, so here is a
> background image I made : http://houghi.org/XFCE/test.png
> It is 1920x1080. I do see it all when I use the VGA connection, but not
> when I use the HDMI conection.
> What I see is nothing of the white border and only a bit of the yellow.
> (If need be, I can take a photo and put that online.
> I have tried it on three different monitors from three different brands,
> so it is not that. My xorg.conf can be found here:
> I also tried using xrandr:
> houghi at penne : xrandr
> Screen 2: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384
> DVI-I-0 disconnected primary (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> DVI-I-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> HDMI-0 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> 640mm x 360mm
> 1360x768 60.37 +
> 1920x1080 60.00* 59.94 50.00 60.05 60.00 50.04
> 1280x1024 60.02
> 1280x720 60.61 59.94 50.00
> 1024x768 60.00
> 800x600 60.32
> 720x576 50.00 50.08
> 720x480 60.05
> 640x480 59.94 59.93
> I tried using
> `xrandr --output HDMI-0 --rate 60 --mode 1920x1080 --fb 1920x1080
> --panning 1920x1080`
> and that did not change anything.
> Using "Display Settings" does not have any influence either. I still do
> not see the whole desktop.
> What else can I do? What other information do you need?
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