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I have read many FAQ's and walkthrough's before coming to this point. It seems, to my newbie knowledge, that I have my drivers installed correctly. Or atleast xorg.conf shows that ...
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    A little help with nvidia drivers.


    I have read many FAQ's and walkthrough's before coming to this point. It seems, to my newbie knowledge, that I have my drivers installed correctly. Or atleast xorg.conf shows that its picking up my video card.

    My question is though, why can't I change my resolution to anything higher than 1024x768? Any help would be very appreciated.

    Code:
    Section "Device"
        Identifier     "nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce 7900 GT/GTO]"
        Driver         "nvidia"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
        Identifier     "Default Screen"
        Device         "nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce 7900 GT/GTO]"
        Monitor        "Generic Monitor"
        DefaultDepth    24
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       1
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       4
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       8
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       15
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       16
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSubSection
        SubSection     "Display"
            Depth       24
            Modes      "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        EndSu
    bSection
    EndSection

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    Add the modes you want manually to your /etc/X11/xorg.conf or run "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg".

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    Alright, thanks! If I end up messing it up, can I run "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" from recovery mode to reset the values?

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    Make a backup of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. If you mess up, you can restore that file from a backup or rerun "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg".

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