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Old 01-27-2005, 10:25 AM   #1
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screen size


hi all,

i am complete newbie to linux, i hav just installed it and i set me screen res to 800x600 but now i wish to change it,

i have spent ages looking and cant work it out, can someone help.

i am running suse linux 8.1 pro

cheers
rob
 
Old 01-27-2005, 10:36 AM   #2
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Use ctrl + alt + (plus or minus key on the numpad)
to add extra resolutions you need to edit your XF86Config file or
xorg.conf file if your using X.org server, the files should be in /etc/X11
 
Old 01-27-2005, 10:47 AM   #3
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i got the same problem. you have to install your graphic card drivers. if you don't install them, you cannot change your resolution of your screen.

I have installed mandrake 9.1 and its drivers were plug and play.

ok?
 
Old 01-27-2005, 10:57 AM   #4
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Hi,

For Mandrake, you didn't say if you are seeing your screen clearly.
I will assume that you are, and

if you are using gnome go to the main menu and choose configuration.
you can make the change to the resolution there. I use 800x600 at 16 because I have it installed on an older system and that helps in speed too.

For some reason, my system won't run the KDE so I can't guide you with that.
Based on this info you should be able to find the configuration in KDE as well.
Then just click apply and it should be okay.
 
  


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