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Distribution: Mandriva 2009 X86_64 suse 11.3 X86_64 Centos X86_64 Debian X86_64 Linux MInt 86_64 OS X
I may have it totally wrong , but my assumption was that resolution depends on the size of you,re monitor and
Or do you mean that you are looking for the distro that can support the most suitable resolution fore you,re
monitor and graphic cart ?
Location: Northeastern Michigan, where Carhartt is a Designer Label
Distribution: Slackware 32- & 64-bit Stable
If you mean display resolution, you can manually edit the xorg.conf file (on my system, it's /etc/X11/xorg.conf but that may differ by distribution). If you're running Slackware, there is a utility, xorgsetup, that configures it for you (you can also use xorgconfig in which you interactively enter values).
You need to check the documentation that came with your monitor before either manually editing xorg.conf or running interactive xorgsconfig. In particular, you need to know the manufacturer, model number and the horizontal and the vertical refresh/sync ranges (there are other values you will also set; e.g., mouse type). Again, if you're running Slackware the xorgsetup utility will, pretty much, do all that for you (it scans the hardware to determine values). Too, you ought to read through the manual page for xorg.conf to get an overview of what you're going to be doing; in general, don't guess -- get the correct values for the device before you start.