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I'm using the newrez script on my netbook.

This script seems to draw an image to display with a wider resolution and then resides it to make it fit to my screen using Xrandr. This way i can have a 1280*768 resolution on my 1024*600 screen.

BUT my mouse won't move further than the virtual 1024*600 boundary on my newly 1280*768 displayed desktop.

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Did you solve this issue? – pl1nk Jun 20 '12 at 23:47

From Version 0.8 of newrez you can run: newrez-v

From the newrez website:

When you unpack this version, you will also get "newrez-v" which is an entirely different approach. For those who cannot run newrez due to driver issues, or because the latest Xrandr package traps the mouse in a small rectangle (like my system), here is a solution while we wait for these things to get fixed!

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Thank you for the answer pl1nk, i tried the newrez-v and now I don't have any boundary issue since my cursor won't move xD, I can still click, use the mousewheel but not move. :3 any idea on how to fix it without loging out ? :) – Shaihuld Jun 13 '12 at 8:33
@Shaihuld Do you have zenity and bc installed? – pl1nk Jun 13 '12 at 8:39
I do have them installed on this box – Shaihuld Jun 13 '12 at 8:46
@Shaihuld: Well without login out (speculations) try to change your resolution to default resolution, check for running pids of newrez.. – pl1nk Jun 13 '12 at 9:11

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