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Old 06-09-2005, 11:12 PM   #1
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Exclamation How do I increase my screen resolution in FC3, I cant get it larger than 800 by 600?

Hey, I just recently started using FC3 on my personal computer on that computer I had no problem adjusting the screen resolution. But i just recently installed it on a IBM server that im using as a workstation and I cannot get the resolution larger than 800 by 600. Ive tried both in Preferences; Screen and also in System, logging in as root. Neither way works for me. PLEASE HELP!! Thanks in advance.

Old 06-09-2005, 11:52 PM   #2
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vim /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Find the section that looks like this:
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "800x600" "640x480"
Make it look like this:
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
Or whatever resolutions you think the monitor can handle.

Last edited by rickh; 06-09-2005 at 11:59 PM.
Old 06-10-2005, 09:47 AM   #3
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Old 06-10-2005, 12:18 PM   #4
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What ever "rickh" said should work. Try that


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