Only use part of display..?

David Gerard dgerard at
Fri Apr 24 16:01:03 PDT 2009

2009/4/24 Yan Seiner <yan at>:
> On Fri, April 24, 2009 3:39 pm, Danny Ayers wrote:

>> Slightly odd request - the display on my EeePC got damaged (left it in
>> the car in winter - literally frozen I believe) so now the pixels in
>> the top RH corner are screwed (lovely snowflake pattern).
>> So I was wondering if I could tell X to use only the LH 7/8 of the
>> display.

This is the most outlandish tech support problem of the day.

> Run Xephyr on top of a blank X server?

And it actually got an answer!

Here's to open source :-D

- d.

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