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Old 12-22-2005, 09:38 AM   #1
jimjamjahaa
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zenwalk linux on toshiba satellite 3000 x4 laptop


im trying to get a relatively un demanding linux distribution running on my sisters laptop (toshiba sattelite 3000 x4, 128 mb ram)

the install process went fine, and the only graphics options i remember being given was what colour depth/resolution to use. i chose 1024x768x256, thinking that was a fairly safe option

when it boots up, you can just about see the logon screen, but its fuzzy, and disapears after 3 seconds or so, so obviously the display settings are set up badly.

im not a linux pro, so could someone help me set up the graphics settings. i can get to a console somehow, i was just bashing alt, shift and ctrl randomly in conjunction with F keys, because i knew it was something like that to get to a console...

so i can logon as root, i just dont know how to change the settings. helps!!! please!!
 
  


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