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Old 04-11-2012, 05:03 AM   #1
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Angry How can I manually set Monitor Hardware in Fedora 16.


I have an AG Neovo monitor. Xorg never detected my monitor I was always stuck at 800x600. I am using Fedora 8 (2007) that comes with Gnome 2.20 and KDE 3. In those versions on Gnome and KDE I could easilly fix this problem because both gnome and kde had a tool to fix this. In Gnome I Could go to "System" -> "Administration" -> "Display" then go to "Hardware" tab. I could manually slect my monitor from a list of monitors, and then I Could change my resolution to 1280x1024. Is there a way How I can manually select monitor like in fedora 8 in newer versions.


Note: I have tried every new version of Fedora on Live CD that came out after Fedora 8 but none of them detected my resolution. Also this is not a Graphic Card Problem because compiz was working on the LiveCD.
 
Old 04-11-2012, 09:28 AM   #2
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:30 AM   #3
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I wouldnt bump after less than 24hrs. I probably wouldnt bump a '0 reply' thread at all with the way things work here.

You've probably got an EDID (Extended display identification data) problem.
 
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:36 AM   #5
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You should be able to set the resolution of your screen with "xrandr". You will find both man pages for "xrandr" and examples of its use on the Internet. Here's one of them.

http://blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/use...en-resolution/

Note that you must either have "xrandr" run on starting the X window manager or make it persistent if you don't want to have to run "xrandr" every time you start X.

What you can do with "xrandr" depends on which graphics card and driver you're using. If you're using the Nvidia driver, it is controlled with "nvidia-xconf". See the Nvidia README, particularly this section.

ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...hapter-03.html

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Old 04-11-2012, 10:56 AM   #6
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Why are you using such an old version of Fedora? Fedora 16 is the current version and 17 is due in a couple months. I would imaging a newer version would help a great deal with support for newer hardware.
 
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I wouldnt bump after less than 24hrs. I probably wouldnt bump a '0 reply' thread at all with the way things work here.

You've probably got an EDID (Extended display identification data) problem.
Ok Sorry
 
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You should be able to set the resolution of your screen with "xrandr". You will find both man pages for "xrandr" and examples of its use on the Internet. Here's one of them.

http://blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/use...en-resolution/

Note that you must either have "xrandr" run on starting the X window manager or make it persistent if you don't want to have to run "xrandr" every time you start X.

What you can do with "xrandr" depends on which graphics card and driver you're using. If you're using the Nvidia driver, it is controlled with "nvidia-xconf". See the Nvidia README, particularly this section.

ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...hapter-03.html
I had tried xrandr but only 800x600 and 1024x768 where available. I want 1280x1024. Graphic Card was detected and compiz worked but only those 2 resolutions where available.
 
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Why are you using such an old version of Fedora? Fedora 16 is the current version and 17 is due in a couple months. I would imaging a newer version would help a great deal with support for newer hardware.
The reason I am using Fedora 8 is because Fedora 9+ doesn't allow me to manually configure my monitor. It's done automatically but that doesn't work.
 
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You'll probably have to setup an xorg.conf file to set your resolution to 1280x1024

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/...xorg.conf.html
 
  


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