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Old 07-20-2003, 01:13 AM   #1
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RH9.0 Desktop question


i am trying to change the settings on my monitor to 1024x768 or what have you and each time i try it says i have to logout and restart the xserver. My question is how do i restart the xserver? anyone?
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:15 AM   #2
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you can hit Ctrl + Alt + Backspace (if your shortcuts are set up that way)
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:20 AM   #3
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thanks. but even after i did what it said to do its still the same resolution. its on a laptop with an unprobed monitor. How do i find out what type of monitor I actually have running? so i can change it to teh actual model i have.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:25 AM   #4
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try to run XFdrake as root it should tell you all the info you're looking for.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:27 AM   #5
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i'm a newbie and i'm not exactly sure how to run XFdrake. I just typed it in a terminal and it said command not found. heh sorry for being a bother.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:30 AM   #6
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first 'su' to root, and make sure you type in caps XF and then lowercase drake like .... XFdrake... it should be in there...
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:31 AM   #7
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XFdrake doesnt work with ur distro.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:32 AM   #8
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what laptop u r using.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:34 AM   #9
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HP pavilion ze1000 series

Last edited by PRauch; 07-20-2003 at 01:37 AM.
 
Old 07-20-2003, 01:42 AM   #10
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HP pavilion ze1000 series
 
Old 07-20-2003, 02:05 AM   #11
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nm figured it out thanks a bunch though. =D
 
  


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