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How do I change the screen resolution under Solaris 10 ?

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How do I change  / configure the screen resolution under Solaris 10 ?

Thanks in advance!
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by:adallen
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Check:

/etc/X11/xorg.conf
/etc/X11/xorgcfg
/etc/X11/xorgconfig
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by:kboles101
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Here is what is present in the /etc/X11directory:


# ls -l
total 8
drwxr-xr-x   7 root     other        512 Jul 20 09:19 gdm
drwxr-xr-x   2 root     other        512 Jul 20 09:00 serverconfig
drwxr-xr-x   2 root     other        512 Jul 20 09:00 starthere
drwxr-xr-x   2 root     other        512 Jul 20 09:19 sysconfig
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by:adallen
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What is your hardware platform?
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by:kboles101
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Sun Ultra 5
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Try fbconfig– Frame Buffer configuration utility

/usr/sbin/fbconfig

i.e.

/usr/sbin/fbconfig -res 1600x1200x60
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Thanks much - that worked.
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