can not change display resolution

shrek-m at shrek-m at
Thu Mar 4 20:13:04 UTC 2004

Richard Hally wrote:

>As an normal user(not root) I pick from the menu SystemSettings=>Display and
>I get a query message box about attempting to run "system-config-display"
>asking for root password. If the user doesn't have root he can't change his
>display! Is this a bug?

system-setttigs are global-settings, only root can change

try it under
preferences / display
here are the user-defined settings, no root password is needed
works here

>Also, when I put in the root password, config display does not start and no
>error is reported. Is this a bug?

unfortunatey i have a empty system-seetings

what happens as user
$ system-config-display


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