Changing resolution from terminal

Posted on 2006-03-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
OK... Making the switch from MS to linux... trying to cover my basics by using Virtual PC 2004... It all installed fine but, I changed the resolution during the setup stages.

I can get to terminal and log in but... can't figure out how to change the resolution.

Its Fedora Core 5...

Question by:shepimport
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    Accepted Solution

    Add vga=791 to the boot commandline for 1024x765, add vga=795 for 1280x1024
    Read the framebuffer howto for more info
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    Expert Comment

    I assume you're talking about X resolution and not framebuffer, edit the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf using your favorite editor.

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