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Old 05-13-2003, 01:12 PM   #1
drewski
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Debian and X


I just installed Debian Woody. When I tried to start up X, my resolution was 640x480 and the virtual resolution was 1024x768. No problem, i just ran xf86config and set it not to display a virtual resolution bigger than the physical resolution. Restarted X, and the same problem. What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 05-13-2003, 01:56 PM   #2
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See if you can configure it with this command:

dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

# Configuring X
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - video cards
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Common X configuring tools:
Redhat 7.3 down - the setup utility leads to several config tools
Redhat 7.3 up - redhat-config-xfree86
Debian - dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
You may have these tools:
XF86Setup
XFree86 -configure
Xconfigurator
xf86cfg
xf86config
xconf
nVidia Driver Installation NHF
nVidia driver page
 
  


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