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Re: [vox-tech] monitor troubles

You're gonna have to edit the configuration file with a text editor.  The
file is probably called /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, or possibly
/etc/X11/XF86Config.  If you have both, use the former if it's available,
latter otherwise.

In that file, there should be several lines that looks like this or
something similar:

          Modes       "640x480"

Change them to read:

          Modes       "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Then save the file, and restart X.  Hopefully that works.  If it doesn't,
then we got a little more head scratching to do...


On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Jennifer Stickel wrote:

> Yes it is an LCD monitor.  I tried running xvidtune and got the message
> "Video are not settable on this chip".  If I check the control center,
> it says that the screen size is 640x480 and has no other options for
> it.  How else can I up the resolution?
> Thanks,
> Jennifer
> Mark K. Kim wrote:
> >Is this an LCD monitor?  You probably have to up the resolution.  What's
> >the current resolution on it?  You can run `xvidtune` to figure that out
> >(check the "HDisplay" and "VDisplay" settings.)
> >
> >-Mark
> >
> >
> >On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Jennifer Stickel wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>    I just installed linux on a desktop and am having trouble getting
> >>the monitor to work.  It is a 12"x9" (15" diagonal) flat panel monitor
> >>that works fine in WindowsXP.  However when I boot into linux and start
> >>kde, I only get a 7.5"x5.5" window in the center with the xsession and
> >>the rest of the screen is a silver color.  Any ideas on how to fix this?
> >>
> >>Jennifer
> >>
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