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Old 03-18-2005, 01:38 AM   #1
jenson
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Modifying GUI screen resolution thru text


Anybody knows how to modify GUI screen resolution thru text based.which file to change.
For etc on redhat 2.1
 
Old 03-18-2005, 04:33 PM   #2
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I haven't run redhat 2.1 in years. It doesn't have a standard XF86Config file? You should be able to change it when starting using the following command:

startx --bpp 16 (that's two - )

Replacing the 16 with the resolution you want i.e, 8, 16, 24, or 32.
 
  


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