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Hello. I'm new to Linux. I've installed Mandriva 2008 spring (free). Everything is fine only my resolution is sticking to 1024 x 768 @60 HZ. But my actual screen resolution ...
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    A graphic card problem


    Hello.
    I'm new to Linux. I've installed Mandriva 2008 spring (free). Everything is fine only my resolution is sticking to 1024 x 768 @60 HZ. But my actual screen resolution should be
    1400 x 900. Mine is a Hp laptop with Nvidia 8600M GS .

    Kindly help'

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    Have you installed the nvidia driver?
    Open a terminal and try this if it`s installed:
    Code:
    nvidia-settings
    Cheers!
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    Unhappy How

    How can i install ? I only know if there is a installer file i.e simply double clicking. Kindly suggest if possible.

    Thanks

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    Here is a litle tutorial (step by step)!
    Mandrake Linux tips for free
    Cheers! Hope it helps!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobescalin2005 View Post
    Have you installed the nvidia driver?
    Open a terminal and try this if it`s installed:
    Code:
    nvidia-settings
    Cheers!
    thx bro for the
    Code:
    nvidia-settings

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