FreeBSD screen-resize

Posted on 2003-03-07
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How do I change the virtual screen size in FreeBSD?
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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"

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