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them video configs sometimes marvelously turn out nice on their own. Other times they can be all sorts of fun (attempting to get working alright) on different hardwares and different Linux distros.
If a hardware doesn't (auto) detect, often a distro has option to enter in manually the suitable parameters. Need careful to not over exceed the monitor's capability when doing this. VERY important keep within the manufacturer's specs the monitor, do not over exceed.
can you look up all the specs on your monitor from, the laptop manufacturer web site?
Might able take those, enter them somewhere. where I'm unsure on Suse. Perhaps Yast? Look.
You should really have a look at Linux-Laptop with these issues - or try posting them in the LQ "Linux - Laptop and Handheld" forum, since the more experienced tend to frequent it. Here, you'll mostly find people describing themselves like I do below - the "stage 2" group, too experienced to call ourselves newbies, too much amateurs to find a more fitting term.
Well I already tried "poweroff" well i will try shutdown -h and halt or something. Well can someone (moderator hopefully J.W.) move the apropiate posts to laptop/handhelds forum so i dont have to repost. I am plain *disturbed*.
ryan&carl i wasnt talking to you or at you so
i was just asking to explain further cuz i know nothing of text mode or of linux and i had been in text mode and couldnt get back to kde.
I have a samtron 77v monitor and a ati rage 128 pro card.
During re-installing SuSe i had changed it in the specifications or gui from 5 to 3 and ended up booting in text mode instead of kde also besides.
I love the patience all the great people here with the rude and the new. After reading along with this thread, here is my suggestion ryan&carl. Read this very informative post on how to ask a question in a forum and get a good answer. Please be sure to make note of the section RTFM & STFW, you will find it most useful.