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Old 10-02-2007, 11:24 PM   #1
cyberdude
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Exclamation How to increase screen resolution


One more newbie here!!

OK i have fedora 7,installed. My current screen resolution is 1024x768
i know my monitor can handle much large resolution,i want my resolution to be 1152 x 870 HOW TO DO THIS ?

/etc/X11/xorg.conf is



# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister@builder3) Wed Sep 12 14:29:35 PD$

# Xorg configuration created by pyxf86config

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
# generated from default
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"

EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
HorizSync 30.0 - 110.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 150.0
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
Option "HWcursor" "off"
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection



(Nvidia driver is installed)
 
Old 10-02-2007, 11:54 PM   #2
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Code:
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     24
modes     "1280x960" "1024x768"
EndSubSection
Add a line like the bold one is the first step that I will try.

There might be be other changes that you have to make, but start with the above one.
 
Old 10-02-2007, 11:54 PM   #3
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A quick Google has turned this up:

"Since you have already set your resolution try running "xvidtune" from a terminal inside X. It will allow you to tweak your horizontal and vertical frequencies interactively. "

Hope this helps.
 
  


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