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Old 10-14-2003, 10:26 PM   #1
RaptorMan3054
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Unhappy Problem w/ Xwindows Screen Recognition


Hey, I absolutely brand new to this stuff. n e wayz, i installed debian. When it goes to configure X Windows, it detects my video card, my mouse, but then when it goes to detect my screen, it doesn't work. No matter wut i manually select, it still won't bring up the test screen. I'm running an ATi Mobility Radeon 64mb shared RAM on a P4 2.66 gHz Compaq nx9010 laptop w/ 512mb RAM. 1. is there n e thing i can do to fix this? 2. If i can't, how do i figure out the needed stuff to configure the screen manually
 
Old 10-14-2003, 10:41 PM   #2
RaptorMan3054
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c'mon guys, could use some help plz
 
Old 10-15-2003, 02:28 AM   #3
Bornemix
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Try pressing :
ctrl+ f1
Type :
su
Enter your root password
Type :
drakxconf
Choose :
screen seetup
And then try different gfx cards and monitors..
I'm a newbie just as you, but I've fixed three installations this way already! Try it out!
 
Old 10-15-2003, 12:32 PM   #4
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doesn't work, n e thing else?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 03:34 PM   #5
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Try another distro!
 
  


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