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13th January 2007, 12:52 PM
Have just installed Fedora and am delighted except that it will not let me change the screen resolution. I have tried System>Admistrator>Screen Resolutio but have only the one choice of 800 x 600 and this means I cannot see the lower part of many documents. Can anyone advise, please? Many thanks. Drawstop.

16th January 2007, 04:23 AM
System > Administration > Display. Perhaps some tweaks to the X server config file via that tool will help.

What video card/monitor?

17th January 2007, 10:38 AM
x Thanks for your help. System>Administration>Display only offers 800x600. PC details are :AMD Athlon 1.93g; Motherboard is Epox EP-8RDA with on-board graphics & sound. Although Fedora is in use (and for this message) it is annoying not to have a better desktop. Any help would be most appreciated. Regard and thanks. Drawstop. (W. Sussex).

17th January 2007, 06:29 PM
forget it pal

me too stuck

17th January 2007, 06:38 PM
gedit etc/X11/xorg.conf

and add a modes "1280x1024" (or whatever res you want.

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024"