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Old 02-22-2005, 08:36 PM   #1
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SimplyMepis and screen resolution

Installed SimplyMepis from a CD in a book called Point and Click Linux. Well it was free! I have not had any trouble changing the resolution in any other Distro. The instructions seem pretty straight forward but the screen goes crazy. It is currently at 1024X768 I use 1600x something in the Windows boot side but can't even get 1280X1024. Screen splits and looks all crazy.
It is an IBM A30P Thinkpad. with a 15 inch screen. Tried to find a matching monitor type but nothing looks close in the selection screen. Any ideas?
Old 03-03-2005, 11:31 PM   #2
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which version of mepis do you use (ie: which kernel) and what type of video card is in your notebook?

Old 03-04-2005, 06:23 AM   #3
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Yea, I'm suspecting video driver issues...


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