Originally Posted by tyndallc
I will try that out and see what happens. Do I need to reboot after editing the xorg.conf file? Would this fix the problem with Debian and my monitor showing 2 different resolutions? Also, do I need to add anything in the xorg file to specify the HorizSync or the VertRefresh rates on the monitor?
No reboot necessary. Just kill the X server by Ctrl+Alt+Backspace.
If you're running GDM or KDM (the login manager) it should start up again automatically.
If not, you'll be back in text mode command line. Issuing startx (as a normal user) should do the trick