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Old 05-27-2014, 03:47 AM   #1
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How do I change the monitor resolution in Antix 13


I'm in the process of installing (or I think I am--lots of goings on in the Old Compaq) Antix 13. Can anyone tell me how I can change the resolution in Antix? Thanx for any resolution to adjusting the resolution.
 
Old 05-27-2014, 04:47 AM   #2
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It'll be in your display setting ins your control center
 
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I am not sure if antiX has some kind of control center. If not, you can use the commandline program xrandr or one of its graphical frontends, for example lxrandr.
 
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:45 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by TobiSGD View Post
I am not sure if antiX has some kind of control center. If not, you can use the commandline program xrandr or one of its graphical frontends, for example lxrandr.
Yeah Tobi. There is a antixcc which is the crossed wrenches icon in Icewm toolbar.
I played around with resolutions when changing out monitors on my Motorcycle Shop media center using xrandr in ~/.icewm/startup.

Code:
harry@Biker:~$ xrandr
xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 175, current 1024 x 768, maximum 1024 x 768
default connected 1024x768+0+0 0mm x 0mm
   1024x768       87.0*    85.0     75.0     70.0     60.0     81.0  
   832x624        75.0  
   800x600        85.0     75.0     72.0     60.0     56.0  
   640x480        85.0     75.0     73.0     60.0  
   720x400        85.0  
   680x384        60.0  
   640x400        85.0  
   640x350        85.0  
   512x384        87.0     85.0     75.0     70.0     60.0  
   416x312        75.0  
   400x300        85.0     75.0     72.0     60.0     56.0  
   320x240        85.0     75.0     73.0     60.0  
   360x200        85.0  
   320x200        85.0  
   320x175        85.0
Like if I wanted to run 800X600 after Icewm or Fluxbox Startup.

antixxcc>Desktop>edit window manager settings

Hit the startup tab in geany. Make sure the file is for Icewm (fluxbox startup is also in there so that is why I make sure). Then pick a place before the end in startup file and insert.

Code:
#Resolution Settings
xrandr -s 800x600
save it. Log out and back in. New resoluton settings take and stick.
@2cen. Join the AntiX forums to get good replies to questions and Mepis Lovers Forums also.
We are a friendly bunch at both forums.
 
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:43 AM   #5
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Booted up shop media center. I run Fluxbox mostly on here though I have KDE-Lite installed also. Here is a example of what I was talking about.

Quote:
10:31:58: File /home/harry/.fluxbox/startup opened(5).
Code:
# fluxbox startup-script:
#
# Lines starting with a '#' are ignored.
###### Play Startup Sound######
aplay /home/harry/Sounds/disc.wav
#aplay /home/harry/Sounds/hog1.ogg


# You can set your favourite wallpaper here if you don't want
# to do it from your style.
# fbsetbg -l
#
# This sets a black background
# /usr/bin/fbsetroot -solid black

# This shows the fluxbox-splash-screen
# fbsetbg -C /usr/share/fluxbox/splash.jpg

# Other examples. Check man xset for details.
# Turn off beeps:
# xset -b
# Increase the keyboard repeat-rate:
# xset r rate 195 35
# Your own fonts-dir:
# xset +fp ~/.font
#
# Your favourite mouse cursor:
# xsetroot -cursor_name right_ptr
#
# Change your keymap:
# xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
# Use feh to set wallpaper
eval `cat ~/.fehbgfb` & 

# Applications you want to run with fluxbox.
# MAKE SURE THAT APPS THAT KEEP RUNNING HAVE AN ''&'' AT THE END.
#
# unclutter -idle 2 &
# wmnd &
# wmsmixer -w &
 wicd-client -t &
# halevt &

#Wireless Startup rutilt
#rutilt &

# Desktop icons
#idesk &
#pcmanfm -desktop &
#rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb rox --pinboard=antiX-fb &

# Run conky regardless of desktop
conky &

# Set live keyboard
#setxkbmap

# Auto-update menu
#auto-fluxbox-menu.sh &

# Auto-mount usb devices in rox /media. Do not use with /etc/udev/rules.d/99-usbstorage.rules
# Do not use if you use Thunar or pcmanfm file managers.
sleep 5 && devmon --exec-on-drive "rox /media" &

volumeicon &
##(sleep 3 && wbar -above-desk -pos bottom) &
#sleep 2 && lxpanel &

#set screen rosultion on bootup
#xrandr -s 1024x768
#xrandr -s 1440x900  
#xrandr -s 1162x864
#xrandr -s 1280x768

# And last but not least we start fluxbox.
# Because it is the last app you have to run it with ''exec'' before it.


exec /usr/bin/fluxbox
# or if you want to keep a log:
# exec /usr/bin/fluxbox -log ~/.fluxbox/log
Right now I am running a smaller Acer LCD monitor that has weird screen resolution.

Code:
harry@biker:~$ xrandr
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 4096 x 4096
VGA-0 connected 1280x1024+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 338mm x 270mm
   1280x1024      60.0*+   75.0  
   1024x768       75.1     70.1     60.0  
   832x624        74.6  
   800x600        72.2     75.0     60.3     56.2  
   640x480        75.0     72.8     66.7     60.0  
   720x400        70.1  
S-video disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
So no need for me to run any custom screen requests via xrandr -s prompts on startup.
 
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Old 05-28-2014, 10:00 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
It'll be in your display setting ins your control center
Thanx, Chris! I founbd it!
 
Old 05-28-2014, 10:02 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by TobiSGD View Post
I am not sure if antiX has some kind of control center. If not, you can use the commandline program xrandr or one of its graphical frontends, for example lxrandr.
Thanx for the info, Tobi!
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post
Yeah Tobi. There is a antixcc which is the crossed wrenches icon in Icewm toolbar.
I played around with resolutions when changing out monitors on my Motorcycle Shop media center using xrandr in ~/.icewm/startup.

Code:
harry@Biker:~$ xrandr
xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 175, current 1024 x 768, maximum 1024 x 768
default connected 1024x768+0+0 0mm x 0mm
   1024x768       87.0*    85.0     75.0     70.0     60.0     81.0  
   832x624        75.0  
   800x600        85.0     75.0     72.0     60.0     56.0  
   640x480        85.0     75.0     73.0     60.0  
   720x400        85.0  
   680x384        60.0  
   640x400        85.0  
   640x350        85.0  
   512x384        87.0     85.0     75.0     70.0     60.0  
   416x312        75.0  
   400x300        85.0     75.0     72.0     60.0     56.0  
   320x240        85.0     75.0     73.0     60.0  
   360x200        85.0  
   320x200        85.0  
   320x175        85.0
Like if I wanted to run 800X600 after Icewm or Fluxbox Startup.

antixxcc>Desktop>edit window manager settings

Hit the startup tab in geany. Make sure the file is for Icewm (fluxbox startup is also in there so that is why I make sure). Then pick a place before the end in startup file and insert.

Code:
#Resolution Settings
xrandr -s 800x600
save it. Log out and back in. New resoluton settings take and stick.
@2cen. Join the AntiX forums to get good replies to questions and Mepis Lovers Forums also.
We are a friendly bunch at both forums.
Wow! Awesome! I'm galloping off in a whole new direction! Thank you, Roky!
 
Old 05-28-2014, 10:07 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post
Booted up shop media center. I run Fluxbox mostly on here though I have KDE-Lite installed also. Here is a example of what I was talking about.



Code:
# fluxbox startup-script:
#
# Lines starting with a '#' are ignored.
###### Play Startup Sound######
aplay /home/harry/Sounds/disc.wav
#aplay /home/harry/Sounds/hog1.ogg


# You can set your favourite wallpaper here if you don't want
# to do it from your style.
# fbsetbg -l
#
# This sets a black background
# /usr/bin/fbsetroot -solid black

# This shows the fluxbox-splash-screen
# fbsetbg -C /usr/share/fluxbox/splash.jpg

# Other examples. Check man xset for details.
# Turn off beeps:
# xset -b
# Increase the keyboard repeat-rate:
# xset r rate 195 35
# Your own fonts-dir:
# xset +fp ~/.font
#
# Your favourite mouse cursor:
# xsetroot -cursor_name right_ptr
#
# Change your keymap:
# xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
# Use feh to set wallpaper
eval `cat ~/.fehbgfb` & 

# Applications you want to run with fluxbox.
# MAKE SURE THAT APPS THAT KEEP RUNNING HAVE AN ''&'' AT THE END.
#
# unclutter -idle 2 &
# wmnd &
# wmsmixer -w &
 wicd-client -t &
# halevt &

#Wireless Startup rutilt
#rutilt &

# Desktop icons
#idesk &
#pcmanfm -desktop &
#rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb #rox --pinboard=antiX-fb rox --pinboard=antiX-fb &

# Run conky regardless of desktop
conky &

# Set live keyboard
#setxkbmap

# Auto-update menu
#auto-fluxbox-menu.sh &

# Auto-mount usb devices in rox /media. Do not use with /etc/udev/rules.d/99-usbstorage.rules
# Do not use if you use Thunar or pcmanfm file managers.
sleep 5 && devmon --exec-on-drive "rox /media" &

volumeicon &
##(sleep 3 && wbar -above-desk -pos bottom) &
#sleep 2 && lxpanel &

#set screen rosultion on bootup
#xrandr -s 1024x768
#xrandr -s 1440x900  
#xrandr -s 1162x864
#xrandr -s 1280x768

# And last but not least we start fluxbox.
# Because it is the last app you have to run it with ''exec'' before it.


exec /usr/bin/fluxbox
# or if you want to keep a log:
# exec /usr/bin/fluxbox -log ~/.fluxbox/log
Right now I am running a smaller Acer LCD monitor that has weird screen resolution.

Code:
harry@biker:~$ xrandr
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 4096 x 4096
VGA-0 connected 1280x1024+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 338mm x 270mm
   1280x1024      60.0*+   75.0  
   1024x768       75.1     70.1     60.0  
   832x624        74.6  
   800x600        72.2     75.0     60.3     56.2  
   640x480        75.0     72.8     66.7     60.0  
   720x400        70.1  
S-video disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
So no need for me to run any custom screen requests via xrandr -s prompts on startup.
Definitely helpful, Roky, including the links to the forums! Thanx!
 
  


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