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Old 01-13-2007, 06:23 PM   #1
kizyle502
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Changing screen resolution


I just installed Yellow Dog Linux 5.0 on my PS3. I am running it in 480i and some of the windows are too large vertically so i am not able to read the entire bottom of them. I am very new to Linux and i have no idea where to even start in order to change my resolution. Help please!

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Old 01-13-2007, 06:32 PM   #2
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I use krandrtray to change the resolution on the fly. It is a kde program, but I have used it in gnome. ( I have both installed ).

Your xorg.conf needs to have a higher resolution in the config. You can also have a virtual screen where your resolution is the same but you can move to an off screen area. See the xorg.conf manpage for details on the syntax.
 
Old 01-30-2007, 11:41 PM   #3
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If you are lucky (have a nice xorg.conf), maybe just doing <Ctrl><Alt>+ or <Ctrl><Alt>- could help. those shortcuts change (cycle) between the resolutions in your Section "Screen" in the xorg.conf.

if not try adding more resolutions to the xorg.conf (is in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, or something like that) in the Section "Screen", you would like to add some more resolutions (modes), mine looks like this:


Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultDepth 24
Option "nologo"
Option "DPMS"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1152x864" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "640x480" "480x360" "320x240"
EndSubSection
EndSection
 
  


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