I am pretty new to ubuntu but just switched as I realized that my favorite game is supported in linux. I have a 2560 * 1080 screen and want to play the game in 1920*1080. That works by settings the game to borderless window.

Now my issue: ubuntu's top-bar moves the dota window down, which causes the bottom ledge of the game to be moved off the screen.Now I am unable to move the camera ingame as I need to move the mouse to the screen ledges.

Is it possible to move the game-window above the top-bar? Moving the window while holding ALT renders the game below the top bar.


Screenshot of the game in a smaller resolution than 1920*1080 so you see everything it includes:

Small resolution

Screenshot of the game in 1920*1080:

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    Please add a screenshot – Android Dev Sep 14 '16 at 16:19
  • done @AndroidDev – Marv Sep 14 '16 at 16:32
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    @Marv While you wait for a solution here, I encourage you to file an issue at github.com/ValveSoftware/Dota-2/issues and see if you can get help there too. – edwinksl Sep 14 '16 at 18:52
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    @Marv Cool, I saw your issue. I would also recommend you to add a link to your post here because you have screenshots here that will help devs better understand what the problem is. :) – edwinksl Sep 14 '16 at 20:02

There is currently no fix for this available. According to Valve, they are working on improving the HUD to support bigger screen sizes.


Valve updated the HUD (a while ago) which allows playing the game on the full screen without any further issues.

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