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Re: TO CHANGE SCREEN RESOLUTION



On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 06:19:27AM -0700, script wrote:
> 
> 
> --- "M.Rudra" <dr rudra gmail com> wrote:
> > On 4/23/05, akonstam trinity edu
> > <akonstam trinity edu> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 07:24:49PM +0800,
> > Manivannan. M wrote:
> > > > I need to resize my monitor resolution to make
> > the icons appear small.
> > > > In the "preference" >> "screen resolution" I can
> > only see 800 X 600 with
> > > > 60 Hz. The other one is with 640 X 480 which is
> > even worst.
> > >
> > > This assumes you have FC2 or FC3. If you have FC1
> > respond back for
> > > a slightly different answer.
> 
> let's say i don't want to use the gui, that i want to
> see what's happening under the hood.  then how would i
> change my resolution (i have fc3).
The file that controls this is /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Towards the bottom
of the file you will see a list of resolutions that can be cycled
through by typing ctrl-alt-{+ or -}. You will also find a Depth entry
for the number of bits to use for color representation.
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