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by groggin
Sun Jul 19, 2009 18:14
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: crunchbang linux
Replies: 6
Views: 1562

Re: crunchbang linux

i tried it for a while, loved it but found it very difficult to control as i'm a linux n00b and havn't learned command line yet.

I'll try it again someday :? :)
by groggin
Sun Jul 19, 2009 16:29
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: display resolution [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: display resolution

The easiest way to edit xorg.conf from a TTY console, or from a Terminal/Konsole window, is as follows: # su Password: # nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf nano is a simple text editor that shows the available commands along the bottom of the console. Also check what driver is specified in the xorg.conf file ...
by groggin
Sun Jul 19, 2009 15:51
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: display resolution [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: display resolution

Did you remove the comment indicator (#) at the beginning of the lines specifying 1024x768? woops, no. but when i tried to access the file again, got this: [email protected] ~ $ su - Password: xxxxxxx ~ # /etc/X11/xorg.conf -su: /etc/X11/xorg.conf: Permission denied xxxxxxx ~ # so i navigated to the...
by groggin
Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:41
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: display resolution [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: display resolution

thanks for the reply wolfden :D that should have worked; i performed the steps required, and when I got to the part in the xorg.conf that lists the display resolutions, it already had the 1024x768 listed along with two smaller ones. I erased the smaller ones, and saved changes, but my screen still h...
by groggin
Mon Jul 13, 2009 15:57
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: display resolution [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 793

display resolution [Solved]

greetings saba s :D I've just done a fresh install of sabayon 4.2 on my just refurbished pc, using an older CRT monitor. when i click system>preferences>display i first see that the software hasn't detected the hardware, my monitor is 'unknown' so clicked Detect Monitors but nothing happened. i'd li...