Re: desktop resolution
- From: Data Zone <datazone airmail net>
- To: Brooke and Nathaniel <blonde_girl operamail com>
- CC: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: desktop resolution
- Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 12:53:20 -0600
The thing is, this applet only works AFTER you have configured X to have
multiple resolutions, its usless for someone who hasn't setup their X server
What should be an important note is that this is really a distribution
issue, since their main goal is support, how else do you support your user
base than making easy guides to do something as changing their resolution?
I think the redhat manual does cover this topic, and i know that their
online knowledge has this covered... so this guy may need to actually read
docs from his distrubition, not just general how-tos.
Brooke and Nathaniel wrote:
> >I wasn't the one with the problem. I was suggesting that the gnome
> >FAQ be updated with the issue since this question hits the list a
> >least once a month. Something like
> >Q: how to change screen resolutions.
> >A: Gnome has no control over screen resolution see you X Server
> > documentation.
> There's a program called gVidChanger in the GNOME software map...
> Quoting from that page:
> gVidChanger is a GTK applet to quickly and easily change video
> resolutions in X.
> I haven't tried this program yet but there's a stable source URL so
> it may help those users who don't want (or know how) to configure
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