Screen Resolution

David Duong dduong at
Tue Aug 21 16:39:59 UTC 2007

Don Henson wrote:
> During installation, I was asked to select the maximum resolution that
> X-server would be expected to handle, or words to that effect. I entered
> a high resolution of 1280x1024, one that my display can handle and
> higher than 1024x768. However, my display resolution remains at
> 1024x768. I've checked /etc/X11/xorg.conf and all of my display
> subsections include 1280x1024 but that value does not appear in the list
> presented by the gui 'Screen Resolution'. 1024x768 is usable but I
> prefer the higher resolution. Any suggestions appreciated.
> Don Henson
Hello Don,

What does your Xorg.log say?  It's in /var/log/

I believe the actual name is Xorg.0.log or something along the lines of 

~ David Duong

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