[Xmonad] Re: Emailing: A taste of Haskell.pdf

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Jul 5 02:38:31 EDT 2007

Hey xmonad community,

Simon PJ is running xmonad in xnest, for the upcoming OSCON Haskell
tutorial, and we've noticed xnest seems to crop the edge of the screen -
or misreport its size:


Anyone seen this, running xmonad in xnest, or know how to fix it?

-- Don

> Phew!  I think I managed a screen shot.  Notice that xclock is
> truncated at the right, and both windows are truncated at the bottom.
> Help earnestly desired!  Thanks
> Simon
> dons 
> > simonpj:
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > While I think about it, I have a scaling problem, at least when
> > > using xnest. The right hand strip and bottom strip of each window is
> > > truncated -- e.g. the xterm window material disappears below the
> > > bottom of the displayed window.  And xclock doesn't fit.
> > >
> > > Any idea what that might be?  I could send you a screenshot.  Maybe
> > > xmonad thinks the display area is bigger than it is?
> >
> > Yeah, a screen shot. What geometry is the xnest screen? Also, which
> > version of xmonad are you using?
> Can you manually enlarge the Xnest window?  Xnest chooses a screen
> geometry when it starts and always reports this geometry to clients --
> even if the actual containing window is smaller.  Running 'xdpyinfo'
> inside Xnest will report the geometry it desires.

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