Screen Resolution

Don Henson wepin-list at
Tue Aug 21 22:24:25 UTC 2007

James Takac wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 August 2007 00:41:22 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
> Hi Don
> I've seen this on my pc's as well. My solution was to go back and manually add 
> in the resolutions in my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file
> James
Thought of that. Problem is that "1280x1024" is already listed in each
subsection. Is there something else that needs to be changed?


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