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Old 02-24-2013, 04:12 AM   #1
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Does anyone know how to change the resolution.


I am using Kernel Linux 3.2.0-23-generic and default resolution is 1024 768 but founts are still big and cant set 1024 768.it try lot and lot time but unable to fix it. so please help me in this reguard.

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Old 02-24-2013, 05:24 AM   #2
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xrandr -s 1024x768
 
Old 02-24-2013, 11:00 AM   #3
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I am using Kernel Linux 3.2.0-23-generic and default resolution is 1024 768 but founts are still big and cant set 1024 768.it try lot and lot time but unable to fix it. so please help me in this reguard.
Your kernel doesn't mean much for resolution, since it's the desktop GUI you're using that's going to matter. What version/distro of Linux? Are you using KDE, Gnome, XFCE, or something else?? They all have different methods of setting resolution. Also, what kind of graphics hardware are you using?
 
Old 02-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #4
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For the console after boot there's things in svgalib-bin like textmode (used to be SVGAtextmode???, I really haven't keep up to date) that can alter things. Otherwise you need to use the fb type stuff and configure things like grub to use it and pass it to the kernel. vga=0x0317 and stuff like that from days of old, but some of that has changed in recent history. Parameter and syntax changes and other confusion. Same basic goal and functionality afaik.

If you are in xorg aka X, that's a different can. You can Cntrl+Alt+[+/-] where + or - is from the number pad to cycle through resolutions as defined in xorg.conf aka modes. Available modes should show up in /var/log/Xorg.0.log if you want to customize your xorg.conf.

$ xvidtune -show

To see what you're currently using in X. And various other things to reconfigure as needed.

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Old 02-26-2013, 08:26 AM   #5
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Check file:
Code:
~$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Let's know what screen resolution is set there in Monitor section.
 
Old 03-03-2013, 12:48 PM   #6
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Chances are if he's using a kernel as recent as 3.2, he's got an X.Org server that does autoconfig and may not have an xorg.conf
 
Old 03-06-2013, 09:22 AM   #7
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Check file:
Code:
~$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Let's know what screen resolution is set there in Monitor section.

I am currently using 1024x768. But the problem is still here and i cant rid of it.
 
Old 03-06-2013, 09:24 AM   #8
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For the console after boot there's things in svgalib-bin like textmode (used to be SVGAtextmode???, I really haven't keep up to date) that can alter things. Otherwise you need to use the fb type stuff and configure things like grub to use it and pass it to the kernel. vga=0x0317 and stuff like that from days of old, but some of that has changed in recent history. Parameter and syntax changes and other confusion. Same basic goal and functionality afaik.

If you are in xorg aka X, that's a different can. You can Cntrl+Alt+[+/-] where + or - is from the number pad to cycle through resolutions as defined in xorg.conf aka modes. Available modes should show up in /var/log/Xorg.0.log if you want to customize your xorg.conf.

$ xvidtune -show

To see what you're currently using in X. And various other things to reconfigure as needed.

I already using this method with ctrl+mouse scroll.
 
Old 03-06-2013, 09:29 AM   #9
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Your kernel doesn't mean much for resolution, since it's the desktop GUI you're using that's going to matter. What version/distro of Linux? Are you using KDE, Gnome, XFCE, or something else?? They all have different methods of setting resolution. Also, what kind of graphics hardware are you using?
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Some time resolution fixed automatically and some time font changed to big.
 
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Some time resolution fixed automatically and some time font changed to big.
...which doesn't answer ANY of the questions you were asked. Unless you provide more details about what you have, and what you've tried, there's not much point posting.

Again:
  • What version/distro of Linux?
  • What desktop environment?
  • What kind of graphics hardware?
 
Old 03-06-2013, 09:53 AM   #11
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...which doesn't answer ANY of the questions you were asked. Unless you provide more details about what you have, and what you've tried, there's not much point posting.

Again:
  • What version/distro of Linux?
  • What desktop environment?
  • What kind of graphics hardware?
I am using

version = 1.11.3/Linux Mint 13 Maya
graphics hardware = Mesa DRI intel (R) Q35
vendor = The X.org Foundation
Current resolution = 1024x768 pixels But reso;ution not look like 1024x768 because font so big

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Old 03-06-2013, 10:02 AM   #12
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You can modify xorg.conf and add resolution value of 1280x1024 or 1280x768 (as first choice among available resolutions) and then check if you feel it good.
Code:
Monitor
......
......
Screen 1280x1024 1024x768 .....
 
Old 03-06-2013, 10:08 AM   #13
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I am using

version = 1.11.3/Linux Mint 13 Maya
graphics hardware = Mesa DRI intel (R) Q35
vendor = The X.org Foundation
Current resolution = 1024x768 pixels But reso;ution not look like 1024x768 because font so big

Zain Maqsood
You still don't say what desktop environment you're using, but we'll assume you have the default. And putting "linux mint 13 change screen resolution" into Google pulls up this as the very first hit. Have you tried this? From the Mint forums:
http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/877
 
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:38 AM   #14
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You still don't say what desktop environment you're using, but we'll assume you have the default. And putting "linux mint 13 change screen resolution" into Google pulls up this as the very first hit. Have you tried this? From the Mint forums:
http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/877

Now this link help me and i fixed it. Thanks a lot.

Zain Maqsood
 
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Now this link help me and i fixed it. Thanks a lot.
Zain Maqsood
Which is why you should try checking Google first, and posting complete information/details when asking a question.
 
  


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