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Old 06-13-2005, 09:46 PM   #1
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1024x768 monitor resolution in debian

How do i change the resolution of my monitor to 1024x768 at 72hz in debian?
I have looked around and see that i nead to generate a modline? One post said if i mess up i could kill both my gpu and monitor? Anyhow this is my monitor E772c
could you help me out?
Old 06-13-2005, 10:32 PM   #2
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You can edit your xorg.conf and put correct sync rates in from the monitor's manual. Or you can try this:

Modeline "1024x768@72" 81.13 1024 1056 1360 1392 768 783 792 807

Edit: with this modeline horisync is going to be 58.28 kHz, won't kill anything.

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