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Re: Issue setting KDE resolution - Fedora 12, ATI, Dell Inspiron 8600



Try system-config-display -noui


On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Lets Go Canes
<letsgonhlcanes yahoo com> wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> --- On Thu, 12/10/09, Rex Dieter <rdieter math unl edu> wrote:
>
>> > Installed Fedora 12 on a Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop,
>> dual-boot with Windows
>> > XP.  I want to use a different resolution than
>> what KDE comes up with by
>> > default (default is ~1900x~1200, I want
>> 1280x800).  However, the KDE tool
>> > for changing resolution doesn't appear to do
>> anything.  I googled around,
>> > and found suggestions for using xrandr; that attempts
>> to change the
>> > resolution, but the only working, usable resolution
>> with this method
>> > appears to be the default.  The desired
>> resolution works under Windows XP.
>> >
>> > Any suggestions?
>>
>> (As root):
>> $ yum install system-config-display
>> $ system-config-display
>
> Thank you for the suggestion.  I installed system-config-display, and
> after running it, if I use the KDE tool to change the resolution,
> it now attempts to do so.  Unfortunately, I get the same results as
> I got with xrandr; most of the resolutions just give me a black
> screen.  If I use system-config-display to change the resolution,
> I also get the same result, with the added problem of having to
> boot single-user to delete the xorg.conf file to get the display
> back.
>
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