Kubuntu 10.04LTS. Desktop screen does not fill available area...

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Sep 14 18:05:42 UTC 2011

Clive Chacksfield wrote:
> Installation went OK and runs OK (slowly, but as expected with only
> 256MB RAM). Problem is, the desktop screen does not fit the available
> screen area. There's about a 3cm black border around the desktop.
> Have gone into the BIOS settings, have changed the 'display setting:
> 'LCD Display Stretch' to 'enabled'. Now, the BIOS screen fills the
> screen, problem solved, I thought.
> Saved the changes to the system settings and confirmed this, but when
> the laptop reboots, the problem remains.

I'm not sure if I understand the effects on your screen correctly, but I
think this should fix it:


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