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Re: how to display a full WUXGA "test pattern" on the laptop?



yOn Mon, 9 Mar 2009, stan wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   almost certainly a dumb question, but i've never tried this before
> > -- if i have a 1920x1200, say, png file, how can i display it *fully*
> > on a laptop display, temporarily overriding the menu bars and so on?
> > thanks.
> >
> > rday
> >
> > p.s.  ideally, i guess i'd want to need to press ESC to get back to a
> > normal desktop.
> >
> Install qiv
>
> Then   qiv -m filename   will make it fit the screen.
> f will go to full screen.
> Finally q will get you out.
> b and Shift-b alter brightness.
> - and +/= alter size.

  yup, that's what i was after, thanks.

rday
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