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Old 11-16-2005, 07:40 AM   #1
peterman9898
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screen resolution


this isn't really a linux question but i've run into this problem using linux, i want to increase my screen resoultion to have a larger display for my desktop, but the highest resoultion for my laptop monitor is 1024x 768, i think windows won't let you go above your recommended screen resolution but linux will, so i wanna know what will happen if i go over the maximum screen resoultion of my monitor, i've tried it already and it seems to work but i'm concerned about maybe some long term effects of doing this, thanks.
 
Old 11-16-2005, 07:46 AM   #2
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I am not a hardware expert, but I would think that if it is displaying correctly then you will be allright.
 
Old 11-16-2005, 08:28 AM   #3
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I wouldn't do it. I'm surprised the monitor doesn't just refuse to do it, but you will cause damage in the long term by pushing it to modes it's not designed for.
 
Old 11-16-2005, 08:50 AM   #4
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ya, thanks, i figured it would be bad, i'll just have to stick to the jumbo look
 
  


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