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I am running Fedora Core 3 and I have set the screen resolution too high and I can't get into the GUI interface to set it back as the screen goes blank. Can someone take me through step by step on how to set it back to 1280 by 960.

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Press Ctrl+Alt+F1
Login as root on the text console
Edit file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 Find similar lines and change "Modes" line to my
 (Modes    "800x600" "640x480")
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 Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Videocard0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     16
                Modes    "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
    EndSection
Return to GUI, press Ctrl+Alt+F7
Press Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to reinit X11 server
Login on Fedora
Run /usr/bin/system-config-display
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