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Old 12-01-2012, 05:55 AM   #1
ba_kirang
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Gnome display manager shows different settings over SSH and physical access


Hi all,


I have a Centos 6 machine. I am unable to set the proper resolution for the monitor because "Gnome display manager" is unknown monitor and showing very low resolution options. But when I access the machine over ssh (-X) and run "Gnome display manager" , it's showing the correct monitor and settings. The only difference I am seeing is in the value of "DISPLAY" variable.

Can anyone help?


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lspci | grep -i vga
00:02.0 VGA compatible
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lsmod | grep video
video 16662 1 i915
output
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:13 AM   #2
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The X server is running on the ssh client machine, so those are the settings you are dealing with.
 
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:37 AM   #3
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Yeah, I was afraid of that.

Thanks anyways
 
  


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