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hi, finally i got fedora to work with my lcd, after days lol.. (thanks to the people who helped me here) anywho, the problem im having now is that the ...
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    help on installing drivers how do i ???


    hi, finally i got fedora to work with my lcd, after days lol.. (thanks to the people who helped me here)

    anywho,

    the problem im having now is that the highest my display will go is 800x600, how can i change this?

    i've downloaded a linux driver for my integrated graphic card, and its a .tgz and got another one just incase with an extension of .tar.gz how do i install these????

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    the problem im having now is that the highest my display will go is 800x600, how can i change this?
    in terminal execute this command
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     system-config-display
    configure display settings !

    i've downloaded a linux driver for my integrated graphic card, and its a .tgz and got another one just incase with an extension of .tar.gz how do i install these????
    check this link !




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    heh, i didn't had any problems on my LCD, Fedora started with 1024x768 at the first run

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    [QUOTE=devils_casper]in terminal execute this command
    Code:
     system-config-display
    configure display settings !


    i went to system-config-display and i set it to 1024x something and press ok, and it told me to logof and reboot, and so i did, and now im back to the same 800x600 display... any ideas?
    do i have to install an update on my graphic card?

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    one more quick question, before i start reading the installation process..

    im in the gnome mode, how do i switch to KDE?
    (i have installed it , when i was installing fedora, i just dont know how to switch to it)

    thnx

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    i went to system-config-display and i set it to 1024x something and press ok, and it told me to logof and reboot, and so i did, and now im back to the same 800x600 display... any ideas?
    do i have to install an update on my graphic card?
    yes. install driver for graphics card.

    im in the gnome mode, how do i switch to KDE?
    log off and in main screen,( screen in which you enter username and password ), look for button 'session', select KDE from list and log in.




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    Quote Originally Posted by devils_casper
    yes. install driver for graphics card.


    log off and in main screen,( screen in which you enter username and password ), look for button 'session', select KDE from list and log in.




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    hi, i logged off, but i just got to a command prompt, i didnt see any buttons on the bottom. i know which buttons your talking about, but i didnt see em, is there a command i should type at the command prompt?

    thanks again

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    i think you didn't install KDE ( K Desktop Environment )
    type 'kcontrol' in terminal/konsole. does KDE control center pop up?




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