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Old 06-23-2005, 03:53 PM   #1
sayantan
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Can't change resolution in text mode.


I have recently startted using SuSE 9.0, and I find the console resolution set to
1024x768 by default, which I find quite small to read comfortably. How can I change
it to 800x600 with my desired refresh rate?
 
Old 06-23-2005, 04:19 PM   #2
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Have a good look at /etc/lilo.conf


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Old 08-23-2010, 09:18 PM   #3
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resolution

i have pc with 1920x1080 resolution if i install using windows xp but it became just 1024x768 after i install the ubuntu 10.why that happens?please help me.
 
Old 08-24-2010, 04:21 AM   #4
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Try to add the parameter vga=789 to your boot in lilo or grub. That's the default for common screens. If you're using a different video driver especially the framebuffer driver, that will make things more complicated. For example if you're using nvidia, that will be video=nvidiafb:800x600. See <linux source>/Documentation/fb/*
 
Old 08-25-2010, 07:26 PM   #5
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resolution

ok i will try.
thanks you..
 
  


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