Add custom resolution to resolution list ( 1280x960 ) ?

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Add custom resolution to resolution list ( 1280x960 ) ?

Postby .nox » Sun Jun 22, 2008 5:49 pm

Hi again guys,

How do I add a resolution mode if it is not available via the "Screen resolution" application ? I want to set my resolution at 1280x900 but I only have 1440x900 or 1280x800 ...nothing in between.



Here are the machine's specs :

Core 2 Duo 1.8GHz
4GB Crucial Memory
14.1" SXGA+
Intel X3100 Graphics
Intel 4965AGN

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Re: Add custom resolution to resolution list ( 1280x960 ) ?

Postby MagnusB » Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:31 pm

You'll need to edit xorg.conf, though that was a weird resolution. Sure you are not after 1280x800? And it seems like the xorg.conf has changed in Elyssa, can you post yours? Use this in a terminal:

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cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf

and post the output here.
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