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Old 01-21-2011, 06:02 AM   #1
greene
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Question about screen resolution


I have installed Debian Lenny on my desktop and the screen doesn't seem very comfortable to me so I wanted to change the screen resolution. If I go system -> preferences, there is "screen resolution" but I could not change it there since it has an empty drop-down list.

As I googled, I checked the xorg.conf and this is what saying there:


Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "it"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Option "UseFBDev" "true"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
EndSection


Does anybody of you know what I should do in this case? Thanks a lot!
 
Old 01-21-2011, 07:36 AM   #2
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Please show us your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file and the output of 'xrandr'.

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