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Hi all,
I have a Linux MAndrake 7.0 installed on my machine... I want to change desktop resolution for the X windows.
I tried to use xconfig but the command is not recognible ...
I would also like to have a list of linux commands

Thanx for the tip

Olmek
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xf86config
xf86config3x
xf86config4
# not shure which one is supported by Mandrake, probably the first

> have a list of linux commands
find / -type f \( -perm -700 -o -perm -500 \) |more
# be prepare for a few thousand commands ;-)
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This is an old (in relative terms) install. The oldest I have on hand is an Mdk7.2, which have the following "aides":
Xconfigurator
xf86config
xf86cfg
In your case I'd use Xconfigurator (if you have it).

<Philosophy> There are no Linux commands:-). Linux is basically an OS kernel, the commands are mainly FSF GNU stuff.</Philosophy>

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So... more than 10 months later, did any of the tips help you Olmek?

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Well... At least one of the suggested tools is always there (xf86config), so a refund should be out of the question.

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