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Old 01-26-2005, 02:25 PM   #1
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Unhappy Screen Size And Themes


Hi,
I'm new to Linux. In fact I used a Linux a few years ago but I don't know anything. After the problems of Windows and Microsoft, I decided to use Linux and I installed the White Box Linux EE. My Monitor is Hyundai ImageQuest V560, but system couln't recognize it and there wasn't a monitor name like it in the device list.

So Which monitor name is suitable for my monitor? Which monitor driver should i use? Or do i must download another driver?

And my Resolution size is 800x600. I have configured it to 1024x860 but it didn't make effect. Don't say '' Restart Your Machine'', because i restarted it. What sould i do for this problem?

At the end, do you know any site that i can download interface skins for KDE?

I'm waiting for your answers.
Thanks
 
Old 01-26-2005, 02:36 PM   #2
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you need to know the refresh rates of your monitor. What is the output of (in a terminal):

Code:
X -version
also, the site you are looking for is www.kde-look.org
 
Old 01-26-2005, 02:38 PM   #3
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my monitor's refresh rate is 60 hz.
 
Old 01-26-2005, 02:42 PM   #4
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KDE themes, wallpapers, icons, decorations, styles, etc.

As for your monitor edit the file /etc/XF86Config-4
Code:
Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "ImageQuest V560"
    DisplaySize 1024 768
    HorizSync 30-70
    VertRefresh 50-100
    Option "DPMS"
EndSection
The identifier can be anything you want just make sure the your Section "Screen" has this identifier.

Code:
Section "Screen"
    ...
    Monitor "ImageQuest V560"
    ....

Last edited by leonscape; 01-26-2005 at 03:32 PM.
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:00 PM   #5
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it didn't work. i re-configured that file like you said. and restarted the machine, but there is no change in the resolution size. any other idea?
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:07 PM   #6
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What does your screen and layout section say?

Code:
Section "Screen"
 Identifier "Default Screen"
 Device  "Graphics Card"
 Monitor  "ImageQuest V560"
 DefaultDepth 24
 SubSection "Display"
  Depth  24
  Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
 EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
 Identifier "Default Layout"
 Screen  "Default Screen"
 InputDevice "Keyboard"
 InputDevice "Mouse"
EndSection
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:14 PM   #7
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Quote:
# XFree86 4 configuration created by redhat-config-xfree86

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "DevInputMice" "AlwaysCore"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
#
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "tr"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# If the normal CorePointer mouse is not a USB mouse then
# this input device can be used in AlwaysCore mode to let you
# also use USB mice at the same time.
Identifier "DevInputMice"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "ImageQuest V560"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Unprobed Monitor"
HorizSync 30.0 - 70.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 70.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nv"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)"
VideoRam 65536
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "ImageQuest V560"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x860" "800x600"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Group 0
Mode 0666
EndSection

All of my XF86Config file is this. What sould i do?
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:22 PM   #8
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have you tried 1024x768 @ 60 hz?

(change VertRefresh 50-70 to VertRefresh 60 and 1024x8xx to 1024x768)
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:25 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by __J
have you tried 1024x768 @ 60 hz?

(change VertRefresh 50-70 to VertRefresh 60 and 1024x8xx to 1024x768)
what should i change in which part? can you write in idiot speak? :P

I'm really really a newbie.
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:31 PM   #10
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Code:
Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "ImageQuest V560"
    HorizSync 30-70
    VertRefresh 50-100
    Option "DPMS"
EndSection
100 not 70 on VertRefresh ( also no .0 ), also I'm not sure if it makes a difference if dpms is captial or not. Also try moving the server layout. section below the Screen but above DRI. ( it might not make a difference but you never know ).

Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "Default Layout"
    Screen  "Screen0"
    InputDevice "Keyboard0"
    InputDevice "Mouse0"
EndSection
Plus have you tried installing the Nvidia drivers? You have "glx" module, but have a "dri" module and "DRI" section, and the "nv" driver loaded.

If you have the Nvidia drivers remove the "dri" module, and the "DRI" section, and replace "nv" with "nvidia". If your using the default riva, mesa stuff replace "glx" with "GLcore".

Last edited by leonscape; 01-26-2005 at 03:35 PM.
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:39 PM   #11
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Thanks for your help. I will try to install Nvidia Drivers.
 
Old 01-26-2005, 03:46 PM   #12
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I didn't see "J" post but he's right ( I missed it myself ), replace the line

Modes "1024x860" "800x600"

with

Modes "1024x764" "800x600"

The 1024x860 doesn't exist, and it will be skipped, for 800x600.
 
  


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