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Old 09-01-2005, 11:16 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me how to change my moniter resolution for Knoppix, and Kubuntu? if i go to the control center it only gives me the option of going up to 1024x768 but i prefer 1280x1024. so if you could tell me how to change the resolution in either commandline or the kde gui i would highly appreciate it oh and i have kde 4 for both machines
Old 09-02-2005, 12:13 AM   #2
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For Knoppix, try appending the "screen=1280x1024" boot option at the boot prompt. (i.e. type "knoppix screen=1280x1024" at the boot prompt).
Old 09-02-2005, 12:14 AM   #3
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Check your /var/tmp/Xorg.0.log and /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Check /var/tmp/Xorg.0.log. Look for the resolutions supported by your monitor. If 1280x1024 is indeed supported by your monitor, then there's probably an error saying why. Also check out /etc/X11/xorg.conf and see what resolutions are under
Section: Screen
I have
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     8
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"


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