I have looked through through parts of the code, and the places obvious to me, but I have not found the place that I can add legal geometries for a vncserver that I can set using xrandr.

I have tried editing the vncserver script, but Xvnc takes only 1 geometry, more just confuse it.

Something must change it, because I have a larger menu than I used to.

Here is what I get:

$ xrandr
xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 1680 x 1050, maximum 2400 x 1500
default connected 1680x1050+0+0 0mm x 0mm
   1920x1200      60.0  
   1920x1080      60.0  
   1600x1200      60.0  
   1680x1050      60.0* 
   1400x1050      60.0  
   1360x768       60.0  
   1280x1024      60.0  
   1280x960       60.0  
   1280x800       60.0  
   1280x720       60.0  
   1024x768       60.0  
   800x600        60.0  
   640x480        60.0  
   2400x1500      60.0  

When I try to set a geometry not in the list, I get:

$ xrandr -s 1600x1000
Size 1600x1000 not found in available modes

Any hints on setting a mode that is not in the list?

I am running the X session in a Vnc window (I guess I already said that.)

running CENTOS06 with Xvnc:

Xvnc TigerVNC 1.1.0 - built Oct 30 2014 12:46:27
Copyright (C) 1999-2011 TigerVNC Team and many others (see README.txt)
See http://www.tigervnc.org for information on TigerVNC.
Underlying X server release 11500000, The X.Org Foundation
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    Welcome to U&L. As you write it, it sounds like you looked for a place on stackexchange where you could put your geometries ;-) . In general we try to leave out comment like "I googled all day", thanks, etc that don't contribute to understanding the question (that you looked at the source code however is useful info) – Anthon Apr 2 '16 at 19:43
  • Thank you for the greeting and the gracious correction and edit. – ElderDelp Apr 2 '16 at 23:04

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