[CentOS] 1600x900 not available

Thu Jan 11 17:50:07 UTC 2018
Sean Smith <stoc2528 at gmail.com>

On 01/10/2018 11:45 AM, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 09:25:04AM -0600, Sean Smith wrote:
>> I have no idea how.  All I can find is the Hi-DPi settings in Gnome-Tweak
>> but, of course, it only lets  me choose to scale from "1" to "2" which
>> makes things way too big.
> It's better to not top post if possible.  :)
> There is an xrandr scale command as well. If for example, your output is
> eDP1 then
> xrandr --output eDP1 --scale .8x.8
> The smaller the scaling, the larger the size, so I think that .5x.5 wou
> be what the tweak tool is offering.

Thanks for the help.

I've got it working now.  What I ended up doing was adding 
video=1600x900 to my boot / kernel command line to test and then 
appended it in my grub menu.

I screwed around with font scaling with Gnome Tweak and also in 
about:config of Firefox and Thunderbird but there was always something 
that looked funny and some webpages didn't come out right.

setting my resolution to 1600x900 is a cheesy, yet effective, way to do 
get what I need.

...Now if I can just get my touchpad to FRICK'N disable while typing.