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Re: screen resolution in GUI





On 16/12/05, Paulo Marcel Coelho Aragao <marcelpaulo+l@gmail.com> wrote:
David R. Litwin wrote on Dec, 16:
> > I keep trying to get Debian to load a GUI to 1280X1024 resolution.  I run
> > the install and select the correct driver for my video card.  Then when it
> > asks about my monitor I select the medium option and select 1280X1024 @ 75.
> > I know this resolution is supported for this monitor but I continue to get
> > to the GUI and only supports 800X600 and 640X480 are available.  Any
> > suggestions on how to fix this?

Here is my xorg.conf. If you have a wide-screen 15.4 inch laptop, these are the settings. I have removed all of the un-necesary bits.

Cheers.

# xorg.conf (Xorg X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf " at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following commands as root:
#
#   cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.custom
#   md5sum /etc/X11/xorg.conf >/var/lib/xfree86/xorg.conf.md5sum
#   dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Section "Device"
    Identifier    "ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP"
    Driver        "ati"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier    "WXGA Wide-Screen"
    Option        "DPMS"
    HorizSync    30-90
    VertRefresh    31.5-79
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier    "Default Screen"
    Device        "ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP"
    Monitor        "WXGA Wide-Screen"
    DefaultDepth    24
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        1
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        4
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        8
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        15
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        16
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        24
        Modes        "1280x800" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier    "Default Layout"
    Screen        "Default Screen"
    InputDevice    "Generic Keyboard"
    InputDevice    "Configured Mouse"
    InputDevice    "Synaptics Touchpad"
EndSection

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