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Re: A new monitor...How to change XFree resolutions

On Saturday 21 February 2004 02:30 pm, Mark Neidorff wrote:
> Hi All,
> My trusty CRT (NEC 5FGe) is on its last days and its time to upgrade. I've
> gotten a Viewsonic VP171s 17inch LCD display. Problem is that the CRT
> worked up to 1024 X 768 and the new monitor works (best) at 1280 X 1024.
> XF86Config knows about my NEC.  How do I give it the information about the
> Viewsonic so that I can switch to that monitor?  I've forgotton how to do
> this.  I know it is really easy, I've just forgotten.  (BTW, I tried
> Xvidtune, but it won't let me change the resolution.)

In newer RH version (8,9) or Fedora, use "redhat-confix-xfree86" command after 
you put the new monitor in.
In older versions ( <= 7.x) I think you can use "Xconfigurator". You may have 
to install the RPM first (sometimes it's not included for some reason).


Reuben D. Budiardja
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
"To be a nemesis, you have to actively try to destroy 
something, don't you? Really, I'm not out to destroy 
Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional 
side effect."
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