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Re: [vox-tech] Changing Debian Screen Resolution
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Re: [vox-tech] Changing Debian Screen Resolution

On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 05:27:18PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> My Debian screen resolution defaults to a bothersome 800x600.  I'm trying to 
> get it to 1024x768.
> If I use "xf86cfg" and choose 1024x768 nothing changes.
> If I type "xrandr -s 1024x768" then the resolution changes for the current 
> session only.  When I reboot I go back to 800x600. 
> So, can anybody tell me how to make the 1024x768 screen resolution permanent?
> Thank you.
> Bob
> P.S.  Am I the only Debian hating Debian user in the world?

Edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
Section "Screen"
then find the Subsection "Display" which corresponds to the default
color depth. Add "1024x768" at the beginning of the Modes line.

--Ken Bloom

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