# Resizing the desktop to fit your screen

When launching a graphical desktop session using the flight desktop utility, a session resolution can be specified using the --geometry <size> option. For example, to launch a gnome desktop session with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, use the command:

flight desktop start --geometry 1920x1080 gnome

By default, your graphical desktop session will launch with a compatibility resolution of 1024x768. For example, to change the default resolution to 1920x1080 pixels, use the command:

flight desktop set geometry 1920x1080

Users can resize the desktop to fit their screens using the command flight desktop resize <session id> <resolution>. For example:

flight desktop resize 4549eae1 1920x1080

Your graphical desktop session will automatically resize to the new resolution requested. Use your local VNC client application to adjust the compression ratio, colour depth and frame-rate sessions in order to achieve the best user-experience for the desktop session.