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Hi: I've successfully installed Linux Redhat Fedora Core 2 on my Toshiba Satellite A45-S150 but I am unable to find compatible graphics card driver for Linux. I am able to ...
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    Redhat Fedora Core2 on Toshiba A45- S150 laptop


    Hi:
    I've successfully installed Linux Redhat Fedora Core 2 on my Toshiba Satellite A45-S150 but I am unable to find compatible graphics card driver for Linux. I am able to see only three fourth of my screen.
    if anybody ran into that problem and able to resolve it, I would really appreciate your help.
    by the way my Video Adapter is
    Intel® 82852/82855 GM/GME Graphics Controller.
    When I checked it from my Windows XP partition.
    Thanks alot well in advance.

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    for your first problem, you should simply just have to change the resolution size for your monitor. I don't know it can be easily done with FC2, but to do it manually, you have to edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and change it so your resolution fits your screen. Have any idea on what your color quality is set to (ex: 24 bit) that would help me more to guide you properly.

    Otherwise, I would look around for some type of tool to modify your resolution. As for another driver, you would have to go to www.google.com/linux and take a search for the card. It shouldn't be nessisary though if you just want to change your resolution.

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    So is that trial and error method for screen resolution? I am not sure what values I am supposed to give

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    On my desktop, I would gues it's the same on a laptop, I can go to "system settings" then "display" and give the root password to change the resolution, and configure/choose the monitor and video card.

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    do you still have Windows around? maybe you could go back to Windows and find the resolution setting, and modify the file accordingly. That's what I would do.

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