Virtual desktop - smaller than display

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Thu Jul 8 12:59:44 PDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at> wrote:
> if your hw supports a scaler, just set the smaller mode and have it
> scale up to the larger screen mode.  If not, you'll have to mess with
> the h/v border widths in the modeline to generate a center mode.

Hmmm. Interesting. Does it work on LCDs? How do I calculate that?

Current modeline is (from Xorg.0.log)

1200x900 x50.6 57.27 1200 1208 1216 1240 900 905 908 912 -hsync -vsync


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