Re: Prevent virtual desktop panning
From: Niklas Ramsberg (bacon.not_at_someisp.se)
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 08:11:42 +0100
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 15:06:33 -0500, Michael C. wrote:
> On 29 Dec 2004 08:03:29 GMT,
> Niklas Ramsberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Is there a way to prevent the virtual desktop from panning when I move
>> the mouse pointer out of the current view area? It gets very annoying
>> when playing Starcraft in a 640x480 window with the visible screen set
>> to the same resolution (the virtual desktop is at 1400x1280 IIRC). As
>> soon as I happen to move the mouse outside the visible screen, the the
>> window with Starcraft scrolls out of view.
> As long as you know what command you need to issue to start the game, do
> a Ctrl+Alt+F1, log in, and startx `which twm` -- :1, start an xterm, and
> issue the required command. You should be able to switch between the
> two screens with Ctrl+Alt+F7/F8.
X starts (I get the Nvidia splash screen) but then it exits with :
/usr/X11R6/bin/xterm: bad command line option "which"
and lists all command line options for xterm.
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