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Old 01-20-2006, 10:03 PM   #1
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Angry Can someone fix my XF86Config file so it works with a Dell 2005FPW monitor correctly?

This is the final thing I need for my setup. Right now I got it running 1600x1000 but the native resolution of the monitor is 1680x1050.

config file:

You can just repost the edited file there and hit submit.

Thanks in advance!
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Section "Modes"
Identifier "16:10"
ModeLine "1680x1050" 146.2 1680 1960 2136 2240 1050 1080 1086 1089 -hsync +vsync

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
Option "DPMS"
UseModes "16:10"
HorizSync 30-83
VertRefresh 56-75
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1680x1050" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
Old 01-20-2006, 10:25 PM   #3
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Where exactly am I suppose to place the config file and what should I be removing?

Last edited by spfdz; 01-20-2006 at 10:29 PM.
Old 01-20-2006, 10:52 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by spfdz
You can just repost the edited file there and hit submit.
People here are very good about helping others out, but man, you're certainly a trusting sort of fellow aren't you?!

Please check over whatever may be submitted closely before actually using it. If someone accidently or maliciously changes you sync rates way out of normal range you could fry your monitor.
Old 01-22-2006, 05:21 PM   #5
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The easiest and quickest way to edit this file is to boot to knoppix and replace your configuration file with knoppix. That is if you do not have 3d excel enabled, and Knoppix displays as you want.


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