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Old 01-08-2009, 08:42 PM   #1
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finding screen resolution in xfce

Dear members, I have been using Debian Etch and Ubuntu with gnome desktop. Currently I dowonloaded Sidux with xfce. I cannot find out what is my current screen resloution. In the settings menu of screen resolution there is one option default. But I don't know what default uses. There is as such no problem. I can play movies etc. Xorg.conf does not give any information about the modes. In Ubuntu and Etch it is easy to know the current screen resolution. Thank you advance.
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Old 01-09-2009, 03:37 AM   #3
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Type in a terminal:
xdpyinfo|grep resolution
This command works with every distribution including an X server.


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