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Old 12-29-2004, 01:16 PM   #1
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screen resolution Intel 855


I've got a NEC Versa P520 as laptop and Fedora Core 3 can't get my resolution right. When I run XP my resolution is 1400x1050, but FC3 thinks that my video card max. 1024x768 can handle. If I set my monitor to 1400x1050, I get some fuzzy lines in my display. I've found a similar problem at this page .

The program 855resolution doesn't work on my laptop, so is there another way to solve this problem?
 
Old 12-30-2004, 11:00 AM   #2
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I'm not sure this can help but if you're using XFree86 you can manually configure your X server in this file:

/etc/X11/XF86Config

Edit this file, scroll down until you see the resolution section and you can change the value to what you think is appropriate.
I suggest you back it up before touching it.
 
  


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