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Old 10-17-2002, 04:34 PM   #1
BrianSchumacher
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Question How do I get to Xconfigurator?


I would like to change my screen resolution, but I don't know how. I have been looking at all the posts and couldn't find what I needed. All I have found is that I could either use Xconfigurator or XF86config but I don't know how to get to them. I am using 800x600 resolution but I need to go down one more to 1024x768 because I have a 19" monitor and 800x600 doesn't look that good.
 
Old 10-17-2002, 04:37 PM   #2
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Xconfigurator comes with redhat, and nothing else afaik. try xf86config. or edit the XF86Config file, search for thousands of more detailed answers
 
Old 10-17-2002, 04:51 PM   #3
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I'm sorry. I forgot to mention that I am using RedHat Linux 7.3.
 
Old 10-17-2002, 04:54 PM   #4
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type it at a command prompt:

Xconfigurator

or

xf86config

or edit your XF86Config-4 file by hand to change your default resolutions and color depth.
 
Old 10-17-2002, 05:25 PM   #5
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Just one more question and that will hopefully be it. I found the command promt once but I don't remember how to get to it. Where is it located?
 
Old 10-17-2002, 05:32 PM   #6
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your kidding right?
 
Old 10-17-2002, 06:05 PM   #7
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Then I can assume your in a GUI like X already. The easiest way is to press: ctrl-alt-F2

And then login and then do the configuration for X. Either that or look for a terminal window program in your menu somewhere that is called like eterm, or xterm.. or something that ends with term.
 
Old 10-17-2002, 09:12 PM   #8
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if it's gnome you can right click on the desktop and click new terminal
 
  


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