Dynamic desktop sizing?

David Rogoff david "at" therogoffs.com
Mon Nov 14 16:16:00 2005


Anybody?  Did this make it to the list?

David Rogoff wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> I've been looking for info on dynamic desktop resizing, and hoped 
> someone had the latest.  I'm looking to do a couple of things.  First, 
> I'm running the server in Linux (RH Ent 3&4) and the client on Win2k/XP 
> and Mac (Chicken of the VNC). 
>
> The first thing I'm looking for is a way to start a server session from 
> the client side, like Citrix or Exceed has.
>
> Related to that, I'm trying to figure out how to automatically start the 
> server with the largest dimensions that can be displayed on my client, 
> somehow automatically feeding the screen size.
>
> Finally, it would be great to dynamically resize the desktop size since 
> I often reconnect to a server session from various clients on machine 
> with different screen resolutions.  I see the "Allow dynamic desktop 
> resizing" option in the VNC client, but can't find anything about 
> support for this in various VNC servers.  I also read somewhere that 
> because of the limitations of the X server, this can't work with the 
> Unix/Linux server.  Can someone shed some more light on this?
>
> Thanks,
>
>  David
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