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Old 03-12-2007, 06:30 PM   #1
mattcantgetsome
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Screen resolution// Fedora with GEForce 4


Hey

I installed Fedora 7 onto my computer today, but I can't seem to set the resolution any higher than 800x600. When I go to Screen Resolution in the Control Center, the only options available are 640x480 and 800x600. I know that under Windows XP, I'm capable of resolutions much higher than this (but I prefer 1024x768). Anyway, is there a way to fix this, such as a program or a video driver?

Also, is there a way to check if I am missing any drivers, or if some are acting incorrectly? (such as the Device Manager in Windows, where improperly working drivers have a [!] next to them) I think this may be related to my video problem.

Cheers,


Matt
 
Old 03-12-2007, 08:07 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by mattcantgetsome
Hey

I installed Fedora 7 onto my computer today, but I can't seem to set the resolution any higher than 800x600. When I go to Screen Resolution in the Control Center, the only options available are 640x480 and 800x600. I know that under Windows XP, I'm capable of resolutions much higher than this (but I prefer 1024x768). Anyway, is there a way to fix this, such as a program or a video driver?

Also, is there a way to check if I am missing any drivers, or if some are acting incorrectly? (such as the Device Manager in Windows, where improperly working drivers have a [!] next to them) I think this may be related to my video problem.

Cheers,


Matt
Yes goto nvidia's website they have a native linux driver. install it. It will then create an xorg.conf file for you. If that still doesn't work you can try and edit your /etc/x11/xorg.conf file.
 
Old 03-13-2007, 04:20 AM   #3
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I know there is a 915-resolution package for FC6, probably one for Fedora 7. It's for Intel 9xx chip sets to get the higher resolutions on some of them that only give as high as 800x600.
 
  


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