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Old 08-08-2006, 03:20 AM   #1
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Need to adjust screen res but can not see anything on the the screen


I made the mistake of adjusting the screen resolution and all I can see on the screen now is everything splatered on it. If I move the mouse I can see somthign shooting across the screen but I can not see any thing to be able to adj the resolution back to 1024.

I am running Xubuntu64 and I also have Xubuntu32 and Agnula/Demudi both of which work.

Could I correct the resultion by accessing the relevant file from one of theother distros?

If so, what is the name of the file that I need to edit?

As a last resort I do not want ot have to install the distro again.

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 08-08-2006, 03:36 AM   #2
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Hi Murx , no idea about Xubuntu , but you can set screen resolution in Fedora by modifying /etc/X11xorg.conf file.

Hope it will help u


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Old 08-08-2006, 05:51 AM   #3
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Thanks hasmukh, I will try that tonight to see if I can fix the problem.
 
  


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