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Old 11-14-2003, 02:59 PM   #1
basttrax
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I'm Stuck, so Stuck.


Hey everyone.
I've got a big problem. I decided to make the big leap to Redhat. I had in the past dabbled a bit in Mandrake and it worked fine. The problem lies here.
When the Redhat installation first started it made it as far as it could before it hit the Graphical Interface then the monitors light when orange and bang.. nothing. So I read how to do a lowres installation and did so. It worked fine. Now the main problem is when i got into Redhat Gnome, i tried to up the resolution and once again it's like the computer goes into standby. Now I'm stuck with linux command prompt and i'm kinda a noob. What should I do?

My Specs (You guys need these right?)
AMD2200
256DDR Ram
Savage4 DDR 32 Megs
NEC 77F Monitor

Thanks everybody. Until I here from this i'm stuck without a computer
lol
Blair
 
Old 11-14-2003, 03:09 PM   #2
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Oh and one more thing. Once I get the graphical interface to work, what would be the best starters guide onr the net for linux. There seems to be so many.
Thanks again
 
Old 11-14-2003, 03:53 PM   #3
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Although its been quite a while since I last used Linux, but as far as I remember you have to run Xconfigurator first to setup your video card then startx to start the graphical interface. (someone correctly if I'm wrong)
 
Old 11-14-2003, 09:59 PM   #4
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Redhat.... What type of RH install is this? If you do Alt+Ctrl+Num+ or Num-, does your monitor come back? If so, then you can go within your WM's control pannel and lower the resolution a tad. PS. What happens if you try running KDE instead of Gnome?
 
  


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