?
Solved

FreeBSD screen-resize

Posted on 2003-03-07
3
Medium Priority
?
362 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
How do I change the virtual screen size in FreeBSD?
0
Comment
Question by:pilfink
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Gns earned 75 total points
ID: 8093387
The same way you do on any system running XFree86:-).
Edit your XF86Config... If you really mean that you want to change the _virtual_ resolution, you should add a
Virtual xdim ydim
to the relevant Display subsection of the equally relevant Screen section.

If you mean the actual maximum resolution, add relevant modes ("1280x1024" or whatever) to the relevant Modes line at the same place as above.

Or, providing you have defined more than one resolution, you can cycle through this with the usual compinations: <Ctrl>-<Alt>-Keypad+> "forward", <Ctrl>-<Alt>-<Keypad-> "backwards"

-- Glenn
0
 

Expert Comment

by:CleanupPing
ID: 9089959
pilfink:
This old question needs to be finalized -- accept an answer, split points, or get a refund.  For information on your options, please click here-> http:/help/closing.jsp#1 
EXPERTS:
Post your closing recommendations!  No comment means you don't care.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Gns
ID: 9099648
This question has been answered.

-- Glenn
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A metadevice consists of one or more devices (slices). It can be expanded by adding slices. Then, it can be grown to fill a larger space while the file system is in use. However, not all UNIX file systems (UFS) can be expanded this way. The conca…
Why Shell Scripting? Shell scripting is a powerful method of accessing UNIX systems and it is very flexible. Shell scripts are required when we want to execute a sequence of commands in Unix flavored operating systems. “Shell” is the command line i…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Suggested Courses

599 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question