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That's pretty much it. I set the screen resolution too high for my monitor and now I can't get to the window manager. My screen is just black. Is there ...
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- 07-23-2008 #1
[SOLVED] Changed Screen Resolution, Now I can't get back into the window manager
That's pretty much it. I set the screen resolution too high for my monitor and now I can't get to the window manager. My screen is just black. Is there a way to adjust the settings in CLI? This is Linux, I'm sure there is, but I don't know how to do it. Thanks in advance for any help.
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- 07-23-2008 #2
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- May 2004
- arch linux
Yes, you can manually edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file from the command line in your favorite text editor.
Note that you must use root privileges, or sudo to do it though.oz
- 07-23-2008 #3
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- 07-23-2008 #4