Re: [dev] wmii display size issue

From: Benjamin Cathey <>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 13:07:24 -0400

Unfortunately, the results are still the same. The external monitor's
entire display allows the mouse cursor, however wmii is only available
in the upper left corner. As you can see in the screenshot below, the
statusbar shows the bottom of the workable space, even though I can
mouse over the entire display and you can see the alt-p menu at the very

Any help would truly be appreciated. I thought that there *must* be a
way to force wmii's display size so that it is using the entire thing.

I simply need a way to tell it that it should be using 1050x1680



On 09/11/2010 11:59 AM, Benjamin Cathey wrote:
> Kris
> I will give that a shot. Right now I am running
> xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --rotate left --output LVDS1 --off
> Prior to wmii starting so that, that display is simply shut off. I will
> add the "--right-of" designation in addition to what is already there so
> that it will read:
> xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --right-of LVDS1 --rotate left --output
> LVDS1 --off
> I'm down in the datacenter now so that will have to wait until I get
> back to my desk.
> Thanks for input - I'll let you know
> -B
>> It looks to me like your two XRandR screens are overlapping. That
>> probably means if you try to move a client to the right off the edge of
>> the screen, it'll take up the entire screen (either over or under any
>> clients in the smaller area). As for the menus, they always open on
>> whichever screen has the mouse. Try,
>> xrandr --output VGA1 --right-of LVDS1
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