Screen resoluton

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Sep 22 18:49:39 UTC 2006

NoOp wrote:
> Konstantinos Togias wrote:
>>> Konstantinos, is there some default setting that can be placed in the
>>> file or via $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg for a situation where
>>> there is no monitor, but instead the system is accessed only via VNC?
>> I dont know if there is a "default" setting... Maybe giving the
>> horizsync and vertrefresh of a monitor that can do the resolution you
>> want (even if you do not intend to really connect it to the machine)
>> make start at that resolution.
> I'll give it a try today. Thanks.

Update: that worked, thanks! I VNC'ed into the machine, did sudo
dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg and set the monitor for a "Generic" type.
I can now get 1024x768, 800x600, and 640x480. When I hook the Sony
monitor back up I'll just rerun. Thanks again!

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