Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 847442
vncserver / Xvnc ignores display size setting -geometry or -screen scrn
Last modified: 2013-04-30 19:52:15 EDT
Description of problem:
vncserver / Xvnc ignores -geometry and -screen scrn ...
always sets 1920x1200, what is furthermore not the documented
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
start a vncserver, connect and look and run xdpyinfo
Steps to Reproduce:
1. prompt# vncserver -geometry 1000x800 (or whatever) (
2. prompt# vncviewer :1
Display size is always 1920x1200
Display size is 1000x800
-screen scrn ... does not work either.
This was a misunderstanding, sorry. I found now, that GNOME3 by default
uses the RANDR extension of an Xserver to change the resolution and
there seems no way to keep GNOME3 from doing this. So starting vncserver /
Xvnc with option -extension RANDR prevents the resizing.
When i connected the vncviewer, the resize was already done and i
did not try with any other window manager. So i did not see, that
initially Xvnc sets the correct resolution and later changes due to