LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-25-2003, 08:05 PM   #1
Staren
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Monitor settings in Mandrake 8.1


I just installed Mandrake 8.1. The problem I am having is that there are two lines down either side of the screen that flicker badly. It really messes with my ability to work with or test anything else. I am rather new to Linux. When I did install I set the screen rez to 800 x 600 at 15, and the monitor set to generic SVGA. (I have a DELL monitor, no idea of the model). All of this was the default the installer chose. What should I do to change settings and see if I can fix this? Please be as simple as you can. I am not really up on the linux file structure yet. I have the KDE everment installed if that helps. I also have this computer on a KVM switch so I know that the monitor works ok. Sorry if this desn't explain vary well.

Staren
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Monitor Settings srivastava Linux - Hardware 6 05-11-2005 08:32 AM
monitor settings Oakstaff Linux - Newbie 4 02-17-2005 11:38 PM
Switch from 17" monitor to 15" monitor. Need to know how to change settings. DoThatPlan Linux - Hardware 1 04-14-2004 08:11 PM
Mandrake 10.0 Gnome/KDE Taskbar icon settings...are there settings? LiquidRezin Linux - Newbie 2 03-22-2004 09:27 AM
monitor settings annehoog Linux - Newbie 3 02-04-2002 01:32 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:53 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration