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Old 06-17-2006, 12:47 AM   #1
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Resolution is too large need help changing it back

My resolution display is too large for the screen and I can't get to the button to change it all back. How can I change my display resolution back to normal?
Please help!!!!

Old 06-17-2006, 01:37 AM   #2
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(1) What linux distribution are you using?
(2) You are not supposed to double post.
Old 06-17-2006, 03:41 PM   #3
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Try ctrl+alt+'+ to switch between resolutions.
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Couldn't you always run xorgconfig?


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