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Old 10-02-2005, 07:39 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2005
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Rep: Reputation: 30 How to change screen resolution on-the-fly?

I installed X-window-system based on However, it seems that Alt,Ctrl,+ and Alt,Ctrl,- key combination that used to work on X-window-system based on Xfree86 do not work anymore.

Is there any other key combination that can change screen resolution on the fly?


PS. Using fluxbox as window manager.
Old 10-02-2005, 11:37 AM   #2
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I use The key combinations still work for me, though I thought that trapped all key events before sending them to the wm, so I can't imaging how it wuold be fluxbox's fault. Maybe you have a funky config somewhere.
Old 10-03-2005, 07:59 AM   #3
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wild wild guess, did you try <alt><+> and <alt><->
Old 10-03-2005, 08:02 AM   #4
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on my slackware 10.0 Kde.......<ctrl><+> and <ctrl><-> works.



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