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Old 05-23-2004, 10:50 AM   #1
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urgently need to change screen res w/o restart

a problem with my screen has led to me currently using a 640x480 screen with a 1024x768 desktop. i can use it as i can scroll around the screen with my mouse, but i really need to get it back to 1024x768. restarting will lose several hours of work (which cannot be saved grrr). is there a command i can use to change it back? it happened when i tried to start a game with winex, and then the screen went black and i had to switch to console (with ctrl+alt+f6) and killall winex3, killall wine and then switch back to see anything.

Old 05-23-2004, 12:43 PM   #2
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ctrl+alt+ + or -
Old 05-23-2004, 01:01 PM   #3
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oops - was using the wrong plus and minus - i was using the ones on the normal section of the keyboard, and i needed the ones on hte numpad


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