[CentOS] Just Stuck

Thu May 31 14:52:37 UTC 2012
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 05/29/2012 01:41 PM, Gene Poole wrote:
> OK, I did the deal and I am in the process of upgrading/migrating from 
> CentOS 5.8 x86_64 to CentOS 6.2 x86_64.  But, I'm stuck with a gnome GUI 
> that only sees 1024x768.  Under CentOS 5.8 it saw 1920x1080 (without much 
> work from me).  The command I was used to , system-config-display, is gone 
> and I've read that xrandr is the replacement.  I can't find a usage 
> document on this command.  The basic description of the hardware involved 
> is:
>         nVidia GT 7300 video card
>         Viewsonic 24" monitor
> I don't have the exact specs for this hardware, but I can post it later if 
> needed.
> I've run the following command:
>         xrandr -q
> And sometimes it returns a list of modes that range from 5 entries to 15 
> entries. 
> Any help will be appreciated!

You will want to add ELRepo to your machine and install the these two
packages from there:

yum install kmod-nvidia nvidia-x11-drv

Once you do that, you will have the nvidia control panel in "System =>
Administration" in the Gnome Menu

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