Neal Becker wrote:
I'm rarely jealous of windows users. When I make a presentation
wide- screen laptop, using a crappy projector that is limited to
1280x1024, the best I can figure is to put the projector 'right of' and
the laptop on the left,
leaving the laptop at it's native res and the projector at 1280x1024.
Works, but awkward - for one thing can't see the presentation on the
I noticed my colleague (windows 7?) did a sort of clone, where the
projector got his 1280x1024, while the laptop kept the native res, but the
image was narrowed.
That's similar to what I get when I use my notebook with the intel driver. I
plug a projector, KDE offers me to set resolutions, I set both LCD and
projector to 1024×768, and on the LCD, I get 1024×768 (cloned from the
projector) zoomed to 1200×800 and letterboxed left and right to the native
Hey, that's just what I need. I guess the world of X, kde,
doesn't do this?
Your problem there is nvidia. Its support for XRandR is broken and
incomplete. Try Nouveau.