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Old 08-04-2002, 12:18 AM   #1
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Newbie Help - Screen Resolutions


I searched up and down, and all i found was hitting CNTRL and ALT and +/- keys, doest work. I tried x config, no idea what to do, im using red hat 7.3 and im running 1280x1024x32 and i want to go down one size to 1152x(whatever)x32. Can some one post NEWBIE info on how to do it... im a serious NEWBIE PEOPLE! THanks in advance!
 
Old 08-04-2002, 12:30 AM   #2
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hand edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file find Subsection "Display" in Section "Screen" you'll see entry similar to this
PHP Code:
 Subsection "Display"
                
Depth       24
                Modes       
"1280x1024"
        
EndSubsection 
just add
Depth 24
Modes "1152xWHATEVER" so it would look like
PHP Code:
 Subsection "Display"
                
Depth       24
                Modes       
"1158xWHATEVER"
                
Depth       24
                Modes       
"1280x1024"
        
EndSubsection 
 
Old 08-04-2002, 10:26 AM   #3
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HOw do i change it though? thats just adding it?
 
Old 08-04-2002, 10:40 AM   #4
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By replacing the old resolution in the xf86config file you are in fact changing the resolution to the new value
 
Old 08-04-2002, 02:37 PM   #5
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Just edit this file the way I showed, it is a plain text format, to be on the safe side you might want to back up the original file in the case things going kaboom.
 
Old 08-04-2002, 02:42 PM   #6
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If you have two then it should work when you use the ctrl+alt+plus keys. It will let you cycle through them.

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