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Re: Question about netbook screens



On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 10:37:13AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 21:14 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 18:00 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > > Hi Desktop SIG,
> > > 
> > > When I talked to someone with an EeePC today, he told me he wanted to
> > > have Fedora 11 but had to install another OS, because Fedora would
> > > sometimes draw windows whose action areas weren't on the screen, so he
> > > couldn't make button selections.  I don't have a netbook, so I don't
> > > know if or how this problem might be solved, and was hoping someone
> > > could tell me.
> > 
> > One trick that is useful to know when dealing with the inadvertent
> > oversized dialog is that metacity lets you move a window even when you
> > can't see the titlebar, via Alt-F7 or Alt-Button1.
> 
> At one point, this would not let you move the titlebar off the top of
> the screen.  I haven't tried with metacity lately; it's certainly true
> with compiz.

My "lately" isn't as much so as some :-), but you can move the
titlebar off the screen in F-11 metacity.

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