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Old 11-30-2004, 09:50 AM   #1
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changing resolution


Hey,
I just got a new Viewsonic LCD monitor. However my Linux Fedora Core 2 is still configured for my old CRT monitor. My new monitor can handle a higher resolution of 1280*1024. Can someone please help me to reconfigure linux to fit my new monitors specs. Also is there any thing like Microsoft cleartype for linux.

Thanks a lot

Jerome
 
Old 11-30-2004, 09:57 AM   #2
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Edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 11-30-2004, 10:00 AM   #3
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In the Red Hat menu, there's probably some graphical utility to change it. I'm not sure. You should learn the standard way though.

As root, open up /etc/X11/xorg.conf with your preferred editor. Scroll down to Section "Screen". You should see a list of resolutions there. Those are the resolutions X will try by default. You should add the one you want to each of the entries labelled Modes. Then restart X and see if it works.

As far as cleartype goes... Are your fonts not already antialiased? Please give more details as to what you're talking about.
 
Old 11-30-2004, 09:23 PM   #4
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Sorry for the short and unhelpful reply. Class had just started and the prof was giving me a evil look. thats for filling in the cracks Poprocks
 
Old 12-03-2004, 04:38 AM   #5
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hey guys thanks for all the help. I tried that but somehow it did not work for me. I found the graphical utility so if anyone has the same trouble it is system-config-display
 
  


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