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Old 12-10-2008, 11:39 AM   #1
big--phil
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Change screen resolution


Hi,

I am running openSUSE 11.0, and I want to change my screen resolution.

I am running linux on VMware fusion on my macbook but I don't think this is a vmware fusion issue as I have also installed windows and I don't have the same problem in that.

I tried changing it with the xrandr command but the desktop stays the same size and the outside window got bigger. I have a screenshot but i'm not sure how to upload it?

Any help would be appreciated.

 
Old 12-10-2008, 01:06 PM   #2
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I'll give it a try

Have you tried the sax2 settings under Administrator Settings, Hardware, Graphics Card and Monitor? Try running the test function before exiting. I assume that the same can be done in a terminal. I am ignorant of the exact relation, but I would assume that you need an adjustment on a layer higher than X. You might find that a combination of changes in X, and sax2 in SUSE will work. You can reinstall your screen and have sax2 work from another recognitions base using the command "sax2 -r" as root.

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Old 12-11-2008, 08:30 AM   #3
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Hi,

thanks, it worked!!!


I went to administrative setting, then to graphics and monitor and I was able to change it there.

Thanks so much for your help!!


 
  


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