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Old 03-13-2004, 02:11 PM   #1
derek84
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How do I change my monitor settings?


Can someone please help me? I know very little about computers. My computer was not working at all and I had nothing to lose if I reformatted my hard drive, so I did. The installation worked and everything is up and running other than I can not get my monitor display settings to change the pixels I have no sound. I hope it is something simple but you never know.
Thank you, Derek
 
Old 03-13-2004, 03:11 PM   #2
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hi derek84 welcome to lq. to setup your xserver have a look at this guide.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ticle&artid=16

read it thoroughly before starting the configuration, as there is information you'll need to have on hand to complete it. as afr as your sound goes w/out knowing what card or distro you are using i'll have to direct you to the alsa site for some reading.

http://www.alsa-project.org/

good luck.
 
  


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