U11.10 Screen Refresh Rate

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 25 19:28:03 UTC 2011

On 25 September 2011 19:54, Koh Choon Lin <2choonlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> How do I go about changing my refresh rate, from 60 to 75,
> permanently? I read some suggesting changing a startup script and
> using xrandr to switch while others suggested using xorg.conf, which
> is not present and I do not wish to use for purist sake. Are there
> more ways to change rates?
> Does X detect the optimal rates (with a + sign) every time it starts
> or does it use a preconfigured source?
> In U11.04, I note that the Monitor Setting GUI has an option to
> configure the rate. Does it use xrandr in a startup script to set it
> too?

11.10 has the monitor settings GUI also to do this.  In System
Settings > Monitors I think, or it may be Screens or Displays I forget


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