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Old 07-06-2005, 07:45 PM   #1
Wolf-67
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Question Screen Resolution


Hi, im fairly new to linux and i have given debian a try but im having trouble finding how to set my resolution to 1024x768. I have a Packard Bell FT500 monitor which comes up as NEC FT500. Any help would be greatful. Thanks
 
Old 07-06-2005, 08:06 PM   #2
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u could edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and chaneg ur resultion from there

this section in the file specifies that my default depth is 16
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen 1"
Device "i810"
Monitor "i810"
DefaultDepth 16

and this one specifies that the default resolution for my default depth is 1024X768
Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "640x480"
ViewPort 0 0

regards
 
Old 07-06-2005, 09:05 PM   #3
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While you're in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, make sure you get the right VertRefresh and HorizSync rates for your monitor as well.
 
  


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