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Old 10-16-2006, 06:32 PM   #1
bigdog632
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display size


is teh max resolution 1024x768 in slackware 11?
it is the highest resolution i am allowed to select
the text resolution is 1280x1024 so im curious as to how i go about adjusting my settings
 
Old 10-17-2006, 11:11 AM   #2
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Edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Change the lines
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Modes       "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
to look like this:
Code:
Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
 
Old 10-17-2006, 04:30 PM   #3
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ok, i did that without a problem but in the control center it still only shows up to 1024x768

is there a way to change it in the console?
ive only got one book on linux and its old heh i havent been able to find anything helpful yet
 
Old 10-17-2006, 04:35 PM   #4
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I hope you have seen that there are three lines in xorg.conf (one for each available color depth). Have you changed them all? Mandrake 9.x runs KDE IIRC. KDE control center should have no problem with that IMHO. If it doesn't work please post more precisely what you tried, so that others might as well provide further help. Oh, and of course you have to restart the X-server for the settings to take effect.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 04:47 PM   #5
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hmm i think that last step is the one i missed.......duh my bad
im in windows ATM(dont hit me) when i go back ill see if it works
thanks
 
Old 10-17-2006, 05:15 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by bigdog632
im in windows ATM(dont hit me)
If someone should hit you because of this, call me There's nothing wrong with dual-booting. If you progress with Linux, there will come a moment at which you don't remember when you last booted into Windows
 
Old 10-17-2006, 06:10 PM   #7
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when i booted back it was in 1280x1024 thanks for the help
 
  


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