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Re: Extending the size of my display

On 5/10/05, Thomas Amm <thomas.amm@ax11.de> wrote:
> > My laptop (Toshiba Satellite 2430-S255) display can do 1024x768.
> > However, I have it connected to a monitor most of the time which can
> > handle higher resolutions. I would like to configure it so that I can
> > increase the resolution when connected to the monitor and then
> > decrease it when I'm disconnected. However, no matter how I configure
> > the display, it always goes to just 1024x768.
> So _how_do_you_ configure it?

I have my system using the nVidia module for Xwindows. As for
configuring it, I used dpkg to install/configure the system and don't
touch xf86config/xf86cfg at all.

> Are there any hints in /var/log/XFree86.0.log ?

Dunno. What should I be looking for?

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