Re: Screen Resolution
- From: Asher Freese <afreese umr edu>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Screen Resolution
- Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 12:06:37 -0500
sorry, I keep forgetting that not everyone is as haphazard as I am... but I'm
going to maintain that editing the config file is faster and easier than having
XConfigurator completely rewrite the file.
Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2001 at 10:35:48PM -0500 or thereabouts, Asher Freese wrote:
> > pico/joe/vi/whatever /etc/X11/XF86Config
> Please, if you're going to recommend editing XF86Config, warn people
> to take a backup of it first!
> > and it'll start up with 800x600 res, and a ctl-alt-+ will change between all
> > the res's listed on that line
> ...if there are appropriate modelines in that file for it.
> On RH, I would do it by running XConfigurator as root (that command is
> case-sensitive, btw). Answer the questions, and you should get to a
> "what resolutions and depths do you want?" You can select multiple
> options for that, not just one.
> And I would -still- take a backup first.
> The control-alt-[plus or minus from the numberpad] combination is
> used to flick through the results as per the post I replied to. It
> might be worth trying those before editing anything, just in case
> you have that setup already.
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