Can't increase screen resolution (F16, KDE)

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at
Thu Nov 24 15:27:32 UTC 2011

On Thursday 24 November 2011 10:10:43 John Aldrich wrote:
> I have Fedora 16 with a 19" flat-panel screen capable of 1280x1024,
> however, Fedora / KDE seems to not realize my monitor is capable of this
> resolution, and only offers a max resolution of 1024x768, which is
> freaking HUGE on my monitor! How do I fix this??? I *know* my monitor is
> capable of 1280x1024 because that's the resolution I had when I was
> running Fedora 15.
> I have an on-board Geforce video card and have already upgraded to the
> nVidia drivers and disabled Noveau, hoping that would fix it, but it has
> not.
> I'm becoming more and more disenchanted with Fedora/KDE and am seriously
> thinking of wiping the whole freakin' thing and going to XUbuntu or
> something a bit more user-friendly! Sheesh! I've been using Fedora since
> before there WAS a Fedora and maybe it's just KDE, but this has to be
> the toughest upgrade I've done in a LOOOONG time!
> C'mon, folks... help a guy out here, please!

Output of xrandr, please? A link to a copy of /var/log/Xorg.0.log and 
/etc/X11/xorg.conf (if it exists in your setup), please?

That should give everyone an idea what is going on.

Best, :-)

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