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Cant get 1280x1024 resolution on monitor

asked 2012-10-17 08:43:10 -0500

Psique gravatar image

I-m using Fedora 12 KDE

My card is a GeForce 8600gt, and I installed the NVIDIA driver from NVIDIA-s site. Because Noveuo was making my screens flickery. I-m using twin view with 2 monitors attached which native resolution is of 1280x1024 rr75

It is working much better now, I-m not sure how to test 3d but at least is not flickering anymore though my only problem is that I cant switch resolution from 1024x768 to 1280x1024.

Here is which I don-t think it-s in use because it doesn-t event care to list the second monitor. *I manually added the modeline... which of course is not working

Thank you

.# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig .# nvidia-xconfig: version 304.37 (mockbuild@) Tue Aug 14 06:33:36 CEST 2012

.# RPM Fusion - nvidia-xorg.conf .#

Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Default Layout" Screen "Default Screen" 0 0 InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from data in "/etc/sysconfig/keyboard"
Identifier     "Keyboard0"
Driver         "keyboard"
Option         "XkbLayout" "us"
Option         "XkbModel" "pc105"


Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier     "Mouse0"
Driver         "mouse"
Option         "Protocol" "auto"
Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"


Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
Modeline "1280x1024_75.00" 138.75 1280 1368 1504 1728 1024 1027 1034 1072 -hsync +vsync
Option "DPMS"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
SubSection "Display"
Modes "nvidia-auto-select"

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answered 2012-10-17 19:58:04 -0500

r00t Egy gravatar image

open terminal su -c "nvidia-settings" (Enter root password) under >> X server display configuration >> Resolution nvidia-settings

Choose Resolition >> Save to X configuration file

Good Luck :)

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