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Old 01-19-2006, 03:16 PM   #1
learner01
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Screen Resulution


I find that my screen resolution appears too big and even in the display properties am not able to get the best suited properties for my desktop.

Is this a common problem ? How can I fix this ..
 
Old 01-19-2006, 03:43 PM   #2
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what distribution are you using?
In this forum -> go to 'Quick links' up top, and go to 'Edit profile'. Put your distribution in there for others to see.
Mine is suse 10.0 as you can see on the left here


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Old 01-21-2006, 12:08 AM   #3
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Ok I did that ...
 
Old 01-21-2006, 12:13 AM   #4
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sorry, maybe i misunderstood the question.

do you mean the resolution is too SMALL? ie, its 640*480 when it could be 1280*1024, but the desktop properties arent allowing you to make it larger?

can you look in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, near the bottom, under the display or monitor properties and post those sections?
 
Old 01-21-2006, 12:23 AM   #5
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or maybe he he didn't instaled video drivers
for that first u have to recompile kernel and install video drives first and after that reconfigure xorg.conf
 
  


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