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Old 09-15-2004, 09:51 PM   #1
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Screen Res

The higest I can get is 800x600 why is this? How do I fix it?
Old 09-15-2004, 11:35 PM   #2
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log in as root and edit /etc/X11/XF86Config-4

there you will see a section that looks something like this

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "Generic Video Card"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1024x768"

if you have allready done this id try running
and mess with your screen and video setting there
Old 09-17-2004, 03:16 AM   #3
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after you've made changes to the XF86Config-4 file, log out of Gnome and at the GDM login screen kill X (control-alt-backspace) to make it actually restart X using the settings you've made, then log in.
Old 09-17-2004, 08:00 PM   #4
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#dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

and choose the right resolution


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