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Old 02-28-2008, 09:15 AM   #1
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Installing new moniter

I am installing an HP monitor. How do I change the monitor settings to allow for the new higher resolution monitor?
Old 02-28-2008, 09:44 AM   #2
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A bit more information please:

1. Distro

2. What resolution do you want to use?

3. Which graphics card are you using?

Old 02-28-2008, 12:24 PM   #3
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Before you get started with changing things, have you plugged the monitor in and rebooted? Then you can go under > System > Preferences > Screen Resolution if you are using gnome or the control center if you are using KDE.

I've never actually had to do anything to get a new monitor working other than plug it in and reboot.
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I you're a Slack user, attack /etc/X11/xorg.conf.


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