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Old 01-24-2009, 08:48 PM   #1
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screen resolution, how can i change it?

hello, my screen resolution was good, but i try a different monitor(a lcd)
and now my resolution is 800x600, how can i restore it to the normal state.

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Old 01-24-2009, 09:19 PM   #2
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You'll need to edit this file: /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Old 01-24-2009, 09:33 PM   #3
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Ok, exactly what i have to modify?

# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "single head configuration"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "es"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nv"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Old 01-26-2009, 05:03 AM   #4
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Do you have a nvidia based display card?

If you have, and you have loaded the Nvidia drivers for the card, try running

from a terminal. There is an option there to change resolution, and then save the results to your xorg.conf automatically.


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