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Old 02-07-2005, 10:38 AM   #1
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Resolution Pickle! Please Help!

Ok guys prime example of nubness here on my part *slaps wrists*

Just hooked up new monitor to my Red Hat ES 3, however i set the res too high for the monitor so unable to see anything as expected! I was wondering if there was anyway to set the res via terminal / putty access in order for gnome to load at the correct res when i restart the machine.

Any and all help much appreciated.
Old 02-07-2005, 10:54 AM   #2
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Edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file near the bottom of the script.

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "800x600" <--- put res. you want as default first
ViewPort 0 0
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thanx for that!
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If you are having trouble logging in because of the resolution problem, try single user mode for editing your xorg.conf file.

Old 02-08-2005, 09:20 AM   #5
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thanx for all the help guys all sorted now


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