Resolutions issues

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mbauerle
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Resolutions issues

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I just installed and updated 17.1 Rebecca to my desktop. The resolution is so high that I can barely read anything. I am using a 42 inch vizio HDTV as my monitor and it is connected with an HDMI cable. I have looked through all the settings but can not find any way to lower the resolution. Any help would be apprieciated.
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Re: Resolutions issues

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mbauerle wrote:I just installed and updated 17.1 Rebecca to my desktop. The resolution is so high that I can barely read anything. I am using a 42 inch vizio HDTV as my monitor and it is connected with an HDMI cable. I have looked through all the settings but can not find any way to lower the resolution. Any help would be apprieciated.
Did you check Settings/Hardware/Display :?:

If you can't change it there then you will have to use xrandr https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/xrandr

Good luck :wink:
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Re: Resolutions issues

Post by mbauerle »

Thank you once I installed arandr I was able to change it. 17.1 would not let me change anythning in the settings.
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