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Re: how to set a screen resolution



On Sunday 29 January 2006 20:55, LeVA wrote:
> Hi!
>
> With KDE (3.5 for me) I can adjust the screen and my desktop resolution
> like 800x600 or 1024x768. But this is not the same as with CTRL+ALT+Kp_add
> or Kp_Subtract, because with this method, I must scroll with my mouse
> cursor thru my desktop, and my screen stays at it's original resolution,
> and a virtual resolution gets applied with that key combination. So how is
> KDE doing this, and how can I do this without KDE (like with a command or
> something)?

KDE uses the xrandr extenstion of the Xserver for this. You can do this 
without KDE tools using the xrandr tool (package xbase-clients)

Cheers,
Kevin

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