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Old 07-24-2003, 09:28 PM   #1
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Unhappy Screen resolution problems...

Im having a problem with Redhat 9.

I can only view a 1024x768 portion of the screen on the monitor at once yet the resolution is 1152x864:
|_______ |
| | |
|_______|__| haha, leet diagram |
^Viewable Area

i have to scroll around the screen, how do i fix this?
Old 07-24-2003, 09:53 PM   #2
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Either run redhat-config-xfree86 or edit the file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file.

# Configuring X
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - video cards
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Common X configuring tools:
Debian - dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
Mandrake - XFdrake
Redhat 7.3 down - the setup utility leads to several config tools
Redhat 7.3 up - redhat-config-xfree86
You may have these tools:
XFree86 -configure
ATI Linux drivers
If you need the nVidia driver, most likely, you want the Linux IA32 driver

# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
Configure X server:
Configure network:
Manage software:

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project


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