[mythtv-users] Emulate a lower desktop resolution for web browsing/flash

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Fri Mar 5 15:59:48 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Chris Adams <rocket at extremelan.net> wrote:
> I'm planning to emulate a lower resolution but keep the TV at
> 1920x1080. I'm hoping to write a compiz plugin which, without changing
> X's resolution, renders windows to a configurable size screen and uses
> the GPU to scale the result up.

If you're using an nvidia graphics card, can't the X driver already do
this?  There's an option called "Use Nvidia Scaling" in the
nvidia-settings GUI which is supposed to drive the display at the
maximum resolution and do scaling in the GPU from whatever resolution
X is running in.


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