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Old 02-24-2008, 06:14 PM   #1
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Help resoultion problem!

so i was playing around with the CTRL ALT " + " + and - settings

now when i run mandriva, it shows 2 BIG icons on my computer screen and nothing more.....

i tryed changing the XFdrake but nothing makes it go back
what do i do?!??!?!

it was running perfectly a little bit ago
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What did you do in XFdrake?
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(Newbie warning) In control panel, you need to reconfigure the monitor and the graphics card to get the required higher resolution.
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well i fixed the problem but lets say i plugged in my monitor and booted up my linux box, what do i do to get a higher resoution the only resolution mandriva lets me change too
1024x768 or what it is, it doesnt give me another option

should i go through xfdrake?
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(NW) I don't know what xfdrake is
The monitor needs to be reconfigured by using the control panel. There is a configure X (or a similar sounding option) in the control panel. Here there will be two tools, one for the graphics card and the other for the monitor. In the monitor tool, set the supported resolution to the monitor's max. Then you will find additional options under the graphics card resolution.Probably X needs to be restarted for this.
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The driver identifies the monitor and determines resolution. Check your driver.


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