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[aclug-L] Re: changing the desktop resolution (fwd)

[aclug-L] Re: changing the desktop resolution (fwd)

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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: changing the desktop resolution (fwd)
From: Jeff <schaller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 11:52:31 -0600 (CST)
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On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Clint A. Brubakken wrote:

>    the installation process, It starting in the line mode
>    and it is not starting in the GUI mode. 

To change this, edit /etc/inittab. Look for the line that says
"initdefault" on it, and change the 3 to a 5.  Reboot or log in
as root somewhere and type "init 5", sit back and wait.

>   Can i change the resolution without installing the OS?

Yes.  It's in /etc/X11/XF86Config.  Use a configuration tool like
'xf86config' or Xsetup or Xconfigurator; it's been a while.

Homer: Lisa, the mob is working on getting your saxophone back.  But we've
  also expanded into other important areas. Literacy programs, preserving
  our beloved covered bridges, world domination -- Lisa: World domination?
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