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Old 11-10-2010, 02:32 PM   #1
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linux monitor

I need to know how to change resolution on the screen and monitor
Old 11-10-2010, 02:44 PM   #2
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Considering I'm not sure about your system ,Try going to control center,appearance and adjust accordingly
Old 11-10-2010, 03:00 PM   #3
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Or maybe System > Preferences > Monitor
Old 11-10-2010, 04:18 PM   #4
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Yeah for sure you have to change your screen resolution, at least for the letters to be smaller!
(sorry, the anti-linux thread make me feel so bad)
Old 11-10-2010, 08:02 PM   #5
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Are you sure you need to change the screen resolution? Might it be that a pair of stronger spectacles might be a better bet?

Play bonny!
Old 11-10-2010, 09:54 PM   #6
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What distro are you using? And what version?
What video card do you have? If it is ati or nvidia, have you installed the proper drivers?
If using: System > Preferences > Monitor (or similar) does not have the resolution that you want, you can try using xrandr to add undetected resolutions:
Write back if you need more help. Provide as much info as you can. This will better enable others to help you.

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