"After much page turning and mouse-clicking, I discovered that
the truth really is out there and you can change screen resolution.
The process is complicated by a fact that I, a former Windows user,
had taken for granted. X, the virtual machine running my graphics
for me, was not preconfigured to accept every video card known to
Humankind. So, screen resolutions (or video modes as they are
sometimes called) need to be set up and tested manually. X is
taking this cautious approach because the wrong screen settings can
really damage your monitor."
"In this two-part article, I'll walk you through the steps you
can take to configure your video mode in Linux."
"Within most flavors of Linux, there are two tools designed
to manage XFree86: Xconfigurator and xf86config. Each tool focuses
on a different aspect of XFree86, and should be used
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