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Old 10-30-2002, 05:08 PM   #1
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XFree86 + KDE 3.0


I just installed Slackware 8.1, and with that KDE 3.0.

I would like to change the monitor resolution, from 800x600, to a higher resolution. The XFree86 config file also have an option 1024x768. How do I change KDE to the higher resolution?

Old 11-13-2002, 10:18 AM   #2
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You're, as always, better off to run xf86config (as root) and make the settings there. I only run 1024 X 768, so, I change all the color depth display modes so that they can only run 1024 X 768.
Where is this? You're going to get to a certain menu in xf86config where it shows all the modes. You will have a few options and at the bottom you'll see the option that says "The modes are ok." Before you use that one change your modes to 1024 X 768.

Or even better, hand edit the XF86Config-4 file in /etc/X11. Look for display section and make the change.

Extremely easy but brief:

Old 11-14-2002, 12:58 AM   #3
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Thank´s for your help, I have to try that out.

And with the links, I´m sure I gonna be busy for a while...



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