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Old 08-19-2004, 02:08 PM   #1
Master Fox
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Make kde bigger ( desktop)


I got slackware 10 and kde 3.2 to work i want to make it to 1072.768 i think it is but all i can do is set it to 800x600 or 640x480 how can i switch it to higher one then 800x600 I no the monitior can cos i have it in my other pc
 
Old 08-19-2004, 02:21 PM   #2
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Hi!

As root, open the file /etc/X11/XF86Config(or XF86Config-4 or Xorg, depending of your distro) for editing. Find some lines similar to this at the "Screen Sections":

Code:
# If your card can handle it, a higher default color depth (like 24 or 32)
# is highly recommended.

#   DefaultDepth 8
#   DefaultDepth 16
   DefaultDepth 24
#   DefaultDepth 32

# "1024x768" is also a conservative usable default resolution.  If you
# have a better monitor, feel free to try resolutions such as
# "1152x864", "1280x1024", "1600x1200", and "1800x1400" (or whatever your
# card/monitor can produce)

    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       32
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubsection
...
On the line:
Code:
        Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
You might want to add 1024x768 as your first choice of resolution. If something goes wrong, 800x600 will be used instead....

Good luck!
 
Old 08-19-2004, 02:24 PM   #3
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thanks for that i try it out now cos 800x640 is bugging me lol

looking for X11 it wasnt there in the etc folder

found it:

Last edited by Master Fox; 08-19-2004 at 02:55 PM.
 
Old 08-19-2004, 02:49 PM   #4
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Ok soz

i am running xorg not free and in the config i cant find anything with screen size and when i typed xorgsetup it did bugger all allow me to set diffent displays like 16bit and all that i set it to 24bit and now its stuck on 640x480 but where can i change it in kde??
 
Old 08-19-2004, 03:49 PM   #5
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go to the control center and click peripherals, monitor.
 
  


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