How to change Fluxbox resolution?
frank at shute.org.uk
Wed May 25 13:58:40 UTC 2011
On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 06:08:55AM -0700, Ed Flecko wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've installed FBSD 8.2 and Fluxbox. Fluxbox works just fine, but I
> can't figure out how to change my resolution to 1024x768 (my monitor
> is a 19" - but the square format, not widescreen format). When Fluxbox
> runs...it's too wide for my monitor.
That sounds like you might have to fiddle with the monitor controls.
Another thing to play with is x11/xvidtune and get a modeline out of
it. After you've got a satisfactory image pres "show" and paste that
line into xorg.conf
BTW, most modern 19" monitors are 1280x1024
> Here's what I've done:
> 1. pkg_add ?r xorg
> 2. pkg_add ?r fluxbox
> 3. # Xorg -configure
> 4. # cp /root/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> 5. # echo hald_enable=\?YES\" >> /etc/rc.conf
> 6. # echo dbus_enable=\?YES\" >> /etc/rc.conf
> 7. reboot
> 8. # echo ?/usr/local/bin/startfluxbox? >> ~/.xinitrc
> 9. startx
> I've edited xorg.conf and added a 1024x768 entry, but apparently
> something's not right.
> Comments? Suggestions?
> Thank you,
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