From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Apr 24 2008 - 08:46:50 CDT

  Try setting the environment variable VMDSCRSIZE to "512 512" and
see if that's a more appropriate default window size for your laptop.
See the User's Guide for more information on adjusting the default
window position and size on Unix.

  John Stone

On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 02:33:24PM +0200, andrea spitaleri wrote:
> Hi all,
> this is a very easy question. I noticed that in my laptop bearing nvidia 8600 gsm (1280x800)
> "vmd-windows" behaves differently depending on the SO. Under windows, the windows are okay whereas
> under Linux when I start vmd, it opens with huge "OpenGL display" and "main window" taking the whole
> screen. I need every time to resize it in order to work.
> My xorg.conf is set to use 1280x800 resolution and from the log it is okay. I encountered similar
> problem with gtk program (as gimp) but I overtaken installing gtk-qt engine (i am using slackware
> with kde).
> any help is very appreciated
> thanks in advance
> andrea
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