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Old 12-13-2003, 12:41 PM   #1
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Question change resolution


hey guys

i have just installed slackware

now in redhat there was a little button that says change resolution

but now that i have moved on to Slackware

how do i change the resolution?

thanks guys
 
Old 12-13-2003, 12:57 PM   #2
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Press ctrl+alt and cycle the resolution with + or -.
 
Old 12-13-2003, 01:24 PM   #3
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cool thanks

unfortunraly,before your response, i changed my x11config file and i added 1280x 1024 and now when i boot up linux it stops and says

Starting up X11 session manager....

and it just stays there, so basically i just screwed myself
 
Old 12-13-2003, 02:58 PM   #4
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okey dokey i reinstalled linux

i did the 'ctrl' + 'alt' + '+/-'

but it seems to only go on 3 diff resolutions which are very low

and i know my vid card can do more

any suggestions?
thanks
 
Old 12-13-2003, 03:11 PM   #5
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did you reinstall slackware? if so have you run xf86config? slackware loads up a generic vesa driver at install. you have to run the configuration to get the specific drivers and settings for youe video. hope that helps.
good luck.
 
  


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