[CentOS] X/Display resolution configuration

Mike Watson mikew at crucis.net
Tue Oct 9 18:30:15 EDT 2012


I'll try that and let you know.

mw

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On 10/08/2012 05:15 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:51:17 -0500
> Mike Watson wrote:
>
>> Login as normal via the linux login screen.  The display is 1280x1024. I
>> use the system config to change the display to 1600x900.  All works
>> until I logout. The next time I log in, the display has reverted to
>> 1280X1024. It's as if, when I change the display to the higher value,
>> it's not being retained---only for the duration of that session.
>>>> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1600 x 900, maximum 8192 x 8192
>>>> VGA1 connected 1600x900+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
>>>> 440mm x 250mm
>>>>       1600x900       60.0*+
> Does this command work?
>
> xrandr --output VGA-1 --mode 1600x900x32
>
> If so, you could add it to /etc/gdm/Init/Default.  I think it will work if you
> add it just before the first gdmwhich() line, but you might have to do some
> experimenting.
>


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