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Old 07-11-2007, 12:43 AM   #1
rocknolds
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Sound card and Video resolution


Hello,

I have my Dell XPS M140 and having a dual boot in it --- Win XP SP2 and Fedora Core 5 Linux.

Questions:

1. How can I make my sound card work on FC5? (or FC7 if I can migrate to it without problem)

2. When I'm in Windows environment, my screen can be configured up to 1024X768 and it seems when Im in FC5 environment, I can only do up t0 800X640 to the same screen resolution. What drivers or sort of things I can do to make my screen more densier in linux mode.

Thanks,
tabs
 
Old 07-11-2007, 04:29 AM   #2
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Hi
For the sound card, if the alsa-driver is already installed, the volume is usually muted by default. Try
Code:
$ alsamixer
and see if the volume needs adjustment.
If the driver is not installed yet, you can get it at http://www.alsa-project.org along with instructions for your card.

For the screen resolution, it would be helpful if you posted the content of /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
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Old 07-12-2007, 07:02 AM   #3
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Thanks. I have installed fc7 and it looks like this is already taken cared by fc7.
 
  


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