How to change the Desktop size

Ben Skeggs darktama at
Tue Jun 28 00:45:30 PDT 2005

The "xrandr" command will do the trick, as will quite a few desktop 
config tools.

The API is documented in the xrandr manpage:

Ben Skeggs.

Karthik Ramamoorthy wrote:

>       Can anybody tell me if there is any command or API to change
>the desktop size.
>     Actually i used some API(XF86VidModeSwitchMode) to change the
>resolution, but its not changing the Desktop screen size.
>   So i am in search of API to change the Desktop size. Please let me 
>know if there is any API to chnage desktop size.
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