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Old 07-25-2006, 02:04 PM   #1
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Question Widescreen resolutions


I have the Samsung 19-Inch 940 BW LCD Monitor (Widescreen).

http://www.cyberindian.net/2006/07/1...w-lcd-monitor/

My graphic card is a Nvidia 6800.

I've read some HowTo's that mention editing the xorg.conf file. I consider myself a Linux newbie still and wanted to check here before I start editing things.

So, do I just edit the "Screen" section in xorg.conf and add my max supported resolution (1440x900)?
 
Old 07-25-2006, 02:59 PM   #2
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So, do I just edit the "Screen" section in xorg.conf and add my max supported resolution (1440x900)?
Basically, yes. However, if you posted the relevant portions of your xorg.conf file, we might be able to help out a bit more. That video card SHOULD be able to handle that resolution. Do you have NVIDIA drivers loaded?
 
Old 07-25-2006, 03:31 PM   #3
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Nvidia drivers were loaded. The OS was Fedora Core 5...but I'm going back to Kubuntu.
 
  


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