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Old 09-19-2007, 01:04 PM   #1
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1680 x 1050 not displaying


I've had this issue before when I was using Ubuntu, but I can't seem to get my monitor to display properly. It is currently in 1600x1200 and I would like to get it to 1680 x 1050. Any help?
 
Old 09-19-2007, 01:18 PM   #2
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Backup your xorg.cong and then edit it as root

nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Go to "Screen" Section, "Display" sub-section, search for your default depth (usually 24) and add "1680x1050" before the other modes (the first is the default one)

Hope it helps
 
Old 09-19-2007, 01:32 PM   #3
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Doing something like this would work right?

cd /etc/X11
cp --backup xorg.conf
nano xorg.conf
 
Old 09-19-2007, 01:45 PM   #4
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I usually have a backups subdir in /home/user with my xorg, fstab, et al.

Some people do it this way:

cd /etc/X11
cp xorg.conf xorg.conf.backup

and then edit, If something goes wrong and you want to go back, you can always do

mv xorg.conf.backup xorg.conf

and you've got it back. Your choice!
 
Old 09-19-2007, 02:04 PM   #5
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THANK YOU! Its nice to finally have full resolution...
 
Old 09-25-2007, 03:10 PM   #6
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You can also adapt vertical and horizontal refresh according to your monitor specs in order to have the best rendering possible.
 
Old 09-25-2007, 09:36 PM   #7
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Just to warn everybody,

I have a NVIDIA 8600 GT and I use the DVI output with a DVI lcd monitor
LG203WT.

The NVIDIA driver Version: 100.14.11 has this problem.
I don't know if in the latest driver this problem has been corrected.

Even if the only resolution is 1680x1050 the X loads 1280x1024.

Solution : Just add this line in the device section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf .

Option "ModeValidation" "NoDFPNativeResolutionCheck"
 
Old 09-26-2007, 10:25 AM   #8
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Or you could use the NV driver. And with that i mean the latest NV driver which works great with nvidia cards.

update your current Xf86-video-nv.... with this "xf86-video-nv-2.1.2-i486-1.tgz" file in /slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/

Personally i'm very satisfied with the standard NV driver, instead of the binairy nvidia driver. They really did a great job.

I'm using the nv driver with a geforce7600GT @ 1650x1050



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Just to warn everybody,

I have a NVIDIA 8600 GT and I use the DVI output with a DVI lcd monitor
LG203WT.

The NVIDIA driver Version: 100.14.11 has this problem.
I don't know if in the latest driver this problem has been corrected.

Even if the only resolution is 1680x1050 the X loads 1280x1024.

Solution : Just add this line in the device section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf .

Option "ModeValidation" "NoDFPNativeResolutionCheck"
 
  


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