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Old 01-23-2004, 02:44 PM   #1
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Setting resolution from command line

I just installed Mandrake 9.2, and this is my first experience with Linux. I got the OS installed, but I selected the wrong screen resolution during setup. I can't run X because the selected resolution is to large for the video memory. Is there a way I can change the resolution I want X to run in from the command line?

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