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sorry i am a CAD draftsman and use only caps... force of habit. well upon reboot in dos my monitor tells me it is using the frequencies but upon login threw root it tells me that my hor is 50 and vert is 0. <sigh> funny i had my lower task bar (i guess thats the name for it) set to tiny and now its set to normal.... screen resolution is still huge... i might get a new video card and newer OS. unless you guys have any other ideas... i did my best to modify that file... it didnt look like the example but it had some similar features... i changed all the 800x640 to 1024x768 hoping it would change my resolution Nope
Okay. Tha'ts just the resolution, but did you make sure you changed it on the Default Depth you chose? Also, your horiz and vert refresh rates are going to be found in the owner's manual or by a search online www.google.com/linux will do the trick.
The horiz and vert refresh rates will be found in the same file. Run one of the tools FancyPiper suggested and all the right questions will be asked--answer them correctly and you should be in GUI normality in no time.
sorry. I appreciate everyone's help. I won't give up thanks. But I hope you guys can understand how aggrivating things can get. I'll reread all the posts that I posted today. sorry if i wasted everyone's time but i did learn alot and i hope everyone else did too.
ps. I did change the horiz and vert entries in that file, and as for the default depth all i see is depth and its 8, 16, 24, 32 and i changed those from largest to smallest. Still small resolution.
Originally posted by kaz4u2dig ps. I did change the horiz and vert entries in that file, and as for the default depth all i see is depth and its 8, 16, 24, 32 and i changed those from largest to smallest. Still small resolution.
That is color depth. Look in Subsection "Display" for resolution.