Subject: Re: X win- screen size
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Dave Millen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/23/1998 11:37:49
> How do I set the screen size for X windows?
> When I start it up with the startx command,
> It opens these giant windows that don't fit on my screen.
You need to edit the relevant lines in ~/.xinitrc (this will be /root/.xinitrc
if you are starting X as root)
Change all instances of xterm to a size of 80x25 and all should be well
> And also when programs open, sometimes they also open up
> oversized windows.
Same thing here, you will need to find the appropriate initialisation files and
edit them manually.
Make it idiot-proof and someone will make a better idiot!