change resolution on-fly

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Nov 9 13:52:08 UTC 2005

Goran Ristic wrote:

> Hi Josef!
> On Tue, 08 Nov 2005, Josef K. wrote:
>> Goran Ristic wrote:
>> > Hmmm...You can switch your resolutions (if supported and configured in
>> > your X-Conf) by pressing the Alt-Key and the +/- on your Numpad.
>> now I got it (but doesn't work: maybe is a gnome feature?)
> No, definitely not. It's a X(org|Free) feature.
> In fact, since I only work with my notebook, I didn't use it a while.
> Forgot the key-combo.
> It should be written down somewhere, if you're still interested.. :)

It has never worked for me with Kubuntu (not that I've tried hard to figure
it out - I can't recall ever needing it).  I used XFree before switching to
Ubuntu/Xorg, and it always worked then...  It would seem that it is not
configured _by default_.

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