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First, what distro are you using ?? With redhat you can run Xconfigurator to configure your resolutions settings, Suse you can use YasT or SaX, Mandrake you can use I think Drakconf, and almost any other distro you can use xf86config to reconfigure your resolutions. Or you can always edit either your /etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 files to change the resolutions.
Alright my friend, at the prompt type (case-sensitive here) Xconfigurator and go throught he setup options, keep most of the default settings but when you get to the area where you can configure the resolution availibe in 255, 16, and 32 bit put the lowest resolution you ever want to see as a selection (ie 1024x768) then try.