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Re: [Re: Can't change resolutions]



What is the keyboard sequence to change resolutions when
you have selected multiple 'modes' in the Display
Subsection?


Bruce

Nitebirdz wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Michael Burger wrote:
> 
> > The trick I found was, when running xconfigurator, was to only select
> > one resolution and color depth...the one I wanted.  If you select
> > more than one, it will always start at the lowest option.
> >
> > On 7 Dec 00 10:50:22 PST, Steve Medley wrote:
> >
> 
> According to the "Running Linux" book you should be able to make it work
> simply by specifying your preferred resolution first in the
> "/etc/"X11/XF86Config" file.  For example, if I prefer 1024x768, it would
> be:
> 
>     Subsection "Display"
>         Depth       16
>         Modes       "1024x768" "640x480" "800x600" "1280x1024"
>         ViewPort    0 0
>     EndSubsection
> 
> Only problem is I never saw it work right in Red Hat Linux 6.x, for
> instance.  As far as I can remember, Debian does this in a much better
> way since there is a "default" line in the same XF86Config file where
> you can specify your preferred default resolution.
> 
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