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Old 01-02-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Wrong Screen Size

I just installed Debian for the first time. I however got my screen size installed wrong. How do I change the Allowed Screen size. I need to change it So I have the option to choose 1024x768.
Old 01-02-2006, 09:49 PM   #2
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Depends, most of the time, you have to change xorg.conf .

which card, and what is your xorg.conf (please, please!!! post it to a external site as a file if possible)
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Doesn't Debian still use Xfree? I could be very wrong though.
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Hi all! I know this may or may not be relevant to this thread, but I just installed the x86 version of Debian on an old IBM Aptiva E26 box that I want to use as my primary mail and web server. However, the problem I am having is that when I Alt-F7 to go to the GUI, I get a "signal out of range" message on my LCD monitor. Is there a utilities I can run like base-config that will let me change my X&Y sync rate? Any leads on this would be greatly appreciated!
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there is a xorgconfig for xorg users, and xfreeconfig for xfree users I think... Use that to specify your hsync and vsync.

You have an LCD monitor, my laptop doesn't support hsync and vsync, I need to set it to the lowest default value, and add my resolution "1440x900" simply to the list, maybe it's the same story for you.
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Otherwise it is possible to use:

dpkag-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

to set up the basic values for your XF86Config file.
Debian can use Xorg, no problem, even in sarge,
just go to :



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