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Old 06-13-2008, 03:16 AM   #1
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RHEL 5 Screen Resolution Problem

Hello Friends,

I am having RHEL 5 installed in VMWare v6.

It runs default on resolution of 800x600 and I see only 2 resolutions to change between, 640x480 and 800x600.

I tried to edit xorg.conf and I modded `Section "Screen"`. In Subsection "Display" I added this line.

Modes "800x600" "1024x768"
I saved file, rebooted machine and I opened system-config-display but I couldn't find 1027x768 resolution in there.

Can anyone here please help me?
Old 06-13-2008, 05:50 AM   #2
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I believe it has something to do with your monitor settings. Horizontal and vertical refresh rates.
Check the values in your xorg.conf file and the specs of your monitor.
Old 06-13-2008, 06:24 AM   #3
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Have you installed VMWare-tools graphic driver?
Old 07-13-2009, 02:01 PM   #4
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Go to System->Administration->Display
Click Hardware tab
Click "configure" button for Monitor
Select monitor type and max resolution from list

logout and restart Xserver


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