F-18 display setting problem -
Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA
bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Fri Mar 1 18:48:26 UTC 2013
In a new Fedora-18/64 bit install in a new computer I am unable to set
the resolution above 1024x768 at 60HZ and would like to set it higher.
I found the following:.
[root at box10 ~]# ll /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
-rw-rw-r--. 1 root root 161 Feb 28 04:42 00-anaconda-keyboard.conf
To which I attempted to add configuration data for this ViewSonic
VX2035WM monitor, trying to increase the resolution to the
The following does not work. I got a black screen and had to bring up
another terminal and remove the file in order to reboot. The truth is I
don't really know what I'm doing, perhaps someone who understand this
can point out what needs to be done?
Driver "vesa" #Choose the driver used for
Identifier "Screen0" #Collapse Monitor and
Device section to Screen section
DefaultDepth 16 #Choose the depth (16||24)
Modes "1680x1050_60.00" #Choose the resolution
Any suggestion appreciated.
box10 Fedora-18 Linux
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