Michael DePaulo | 1 Feb 01:39 2014
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Re: Start up constrained to local screen size (above task bar) possible?

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 7:28 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell@...> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 6:02 PM, Michael DePaulo
<mikedep333@...> wrote:
>
>> On MS Windows at least, I've observed multiple bugs with resizing,
>> Enabling XInerama seemed to help on 4.0.0.3.
>>
>> But to accomplish your task, the following should work on X2Go Client
>> 4.0.1.3, and probably on older versions too:
>
> I've just started using 4.0.1.3, haven't seen resizing problems yet.

:)

>> 1. Set the session preferences:
>> Settings -> Display -> Custom -> 800x600 (or any other value smaller
>> than your laptop screen)
>>
>> 2. Connect to the existing session and wait upto 10 seconds.
>>
>> 3. The X2Go session should resize to 800x600. This resizing includes
>> the GNOME/XFCE/etc menu bars.
>
> Is that new - I thought I had tried earlier versions with a size
> specified but it only worked for new session.  It does resize now.

I think enabling Xinerama was necessary for the resizing to work
properly back on x2goclient 4.0.0.3 for Windows.

>> 4. Maximize the window.
>>
>> 5. The X2Go session should resize to the window's new size, which is
>> everything but the taskbar. This resizing includes the GNOME/XFCE/etc
>> menu bars.
>
> This isn't exactly what I want - I want the width a bit less so I can
> access other things on the screen.   But, since the client settings
> are set on each machine I can just set the size I want in both
> dimensions.

Yeah, you'll have to manually resize the window to be not quite as
wide, or manually enter the dimensions. If manually resizing doesn't
work, then that's a bug that should be written up.

>> Let me know if you are having issues resuming sessions altogether. I
>> think I need to write a bug report about them.
>
> Thanks.

My pleasure.

-Mike

Gmane