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    Resolution up to 1440x900 on laptop (intel 945GM)


    I am using opensuse 10.3 on a laptop Packard Bell Bu45.

    This laptop has an Intel 945GM graphics card. Despite all my efforts i am not able to set my monitor resolution to 1440x900. I tried choosing a different monitor, even LCD 1440x900@60hz and nothing works. I can only set to 1280...

    Xconfigig was edit to 32 bits but X wont start this way.. Im stuck... how can I enable this resolution?

    anyone has this issue before?

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    Linux Guru coopstah13's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    NH, USA
    your xorg.conf file is most likely wrong and only goes up to 1280x1024 in there, you will have to add the resolution, I'm not a suse expert, post output of
    so we can verify your configuration file

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    Yes. the xorg.conf is properly configured... but still no 1440 resolution

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    I know if you are using the i810 driver that you cannot get widescreen resolutions easily. I'm not sure about SUSE but with other distros there is a package called 915-resolution that you need to install to configure it. I believe also the new 'intel' driver supports widescreen natively.

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