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Re: Change screen resolution

--- Christopher Nelson <chris@cavein.org> wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 05:30:30PM -0700, lmyho wrote:
> > 
> > I just installed debian on an older computer yesterday, but the screen
> resolution is
> > so poorly set, which is actually different from the resolution I have set during
> the
> > initial system configuration (much lower).  It looks really terrible and so
> > uncomfortable!:((
> > 
> > The screen can be set to much higher resolution (it was in a high resolution
> before
> > install debian).  But I can't find from where I can re-set the X windown
> resolution!
> > I have both gnome and kde installed, but no where I can find place to change the
> > resoluion!
> > 
> > Please anyone could tell me how can I change it?  the current too low resolution
> > just kills me.:((
> sarge or etch/sid?  at any rate what does the output of 
> 'cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf |grep Modes' (sub XF86Config[-4] for sarge) say?  
> Any of those lines have the resolution you want?  If so, do they all?
> -- 
The last reply was wrong, I got the result now, 6 lines of output, all are:
Modes   "800x600" "640x480"

800x600 is too low on the 19" screen!:(

How to reset?

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