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Old 11-22-2005, 04:55 PM   #1
shof515
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Restoring display


I just installed Fedora Core4 on one of my computers. Everything works but the displayed. It used to be on 800x600 so then i changed it to something like 1024x768(My XP computer uses this on the same montior). It said to restart some service. I do not know how to do that,so i thought restarting the computer will do that,when it does NOT....what to do!!.. Everything is cut off.
 
Old 11-22-2005, 05:22 PM   #2
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are you at a prompt? x isn't starting? if so, login as ur regular user and edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf with nano(easier for noobs).
nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf (as root)
type ctrl+w 1024x768 and hit enter
make the changes back to 800x600
then ctrl+x and y to save.
then exit and that will dump you back into ur user and
type startx then ur desktop should start up.
 
Old 11-22-2005, 06:02 PM   #3
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I need help changing the display back to 800x600.. I can do all there but my screen is cut off so i cant get to the menu
 
Old 11-22-2005, 06:22 PM   #4
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Can anyone help me change my resoultion to 800x600 so everything is not cut off
 
Old 11-22-2005, 07:39 PM   #5
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ctrl+alt+bcksp then follow my directions
 
  


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