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Old 09-03-2003, 05:26 PM   #1
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setting refresh rate in XF86config

i need to set the refresh rate to run at 60Hz at 1280x1024 screen res. im already using 1280x1024 now i just need some help getting to 60Hz......... :\

Old 09-03-2003, 06:00 PM   #2
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You can always run XF86Setup or xf86config. They are usually in your /usr/X11R6/bin directory.
Old 09-03-2003, 07:03 PM   #3
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Look in your /etc/X11/XF86Config file for lines like this:

Modes "1280x1024" "1024x780"...

Replace "1280x1024" with "1280x1024/60hz" for all the lines.


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