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Old 07-15-2005, 05:57 PM   #1
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larger screen resolution than 1024x768


how can i set up the screen resolution to be higher than 1024x768?
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:06 PM   #2
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Lets say you want 1280x1024 edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Code:
Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "xxxx"
    Device      "yyyy"
    Monitor     "zzzz"
    DefaultDepth 24

    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       8
        Modes       "1280x1024"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       16
        Modes       "1280x1024"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes       "1280x1024"
        ViewPort    0 0
    EndSubsection
EndSection
Then restart x
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:14 PM   #3
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that didn't work, it still used 1024x768
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:30 PM   #4
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The desktop manager must be overriding it.
what distro?
what desktop?
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:35 PM   #5
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slackware 10.1 kde 3.4
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:48 PM   #6
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Have you went to Control center > peripherals > display and tried to change the settings there?
or
ctrl alt +
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:52 PM   #7
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yes, i went to control center and tried to change the settings...it didn't work.

ctrl alt + doesn't do anything
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:52 PM   #8
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Usually problems like this are due to incorrect monitor frequency and or default depth to high... for the video card you have... I would say check your monitors vertical and horizontal frequencies and if are correct, lower your default depth until you get the desired resolution...

KC
 
Old 07-15-2005, 08:00 PM   #9
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Would you mind posting your /var/log/Xorg.0.log (upload somewhere... it's too big for this forum I believe)? It would also help to know what's your monitor

Last edited by AresXP; 07-15-2005 at 08:22 PM.
 
Old 09-13-2005, 05:17 PM   #10
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One thing to try is to create a modeline for the 1280x1024 resolution. You can use the "gtf" program that comes with Xorg.

gtf 1280 1024 60 -x

Here I used a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
 
  


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