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My resolution is stuck at something like 300X400 and i canīt change it.
Iīve tried damn near everything and Iīm getting fed up. Iīve ....
1) Tried to use Xconfigurator (found out it wasnīt installed on my comp.)
2) Tried redhat-config-xfree86 (didnīt work)
3) Edited /etc/X11/XF86Config (still no)
No matter what I set it to every single time after I reboot no change.
Whatīs wrong with it?
It's likely that your card can't support the resolution you're trying to set. Try setting your color to 16 bit and then try your preferred resolution. If that doesn't work, try going a little smaller on the resolution.
yeh, if you do have the xf86config-4 I would just remove it and then x will boot uses the stuff in xf86config which you said you already configured. Have you tried control-alt and plus or minus on the numpad, this cycles though resolution
so in this case in 16 bit it should be forced to go to the "800x600" parameter. Yeh, and also try just 8 bit for a little bit to see if that works with higher resolution because your monitor or graphics card might not be able to do over 300x400 on 16 bit.
Hope this helps,
Okay I just tried setting the only resolution to 800X600 and Xwindows failed to start and I had to restore the backup file that I had cleverly thought of in advance . Anyways I'm beginning to think that the only resolution that it likes is 640X480. It doesnṫ make much sense to me. Under windows I could have my resolutions at 1400X? and still have 16 million colors. Kinda disappointing
Does anyone else have anymore suggestions? Because I intend to fix this problem even if I have to ask Robert Scheifler himself.
And thanks everyone for the advice thus far.
I just thought of something. If you notice in the screenshot below when I set my resolution to a desirable resolution a white box forms around a black area and then my desktop. I thinking that if I could get rid of that black area then my screen will be normal. Maybe? Anyone know how this might be acomplished?
Thanks in advance.
# The location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
# Option "AutoRepeat" "500 5"
# when using XQUEUE, comment out the above line, and uncomment the
# following line
# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"
# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
#Option "XkbOptions" ""
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us_intl" #Option "XkbVariant" ""