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Offline johnsmith2020

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Want to change Resolution
« on: May 13, 2009, 07:56:15 AM »
I am very new to Linux.
I am running two diff RHEL5 OS on VMware6.
For first os i am able to change resolution as I want but for 2nd one I am not able to change resolution more than 800*600. I dnt know how I was able to do it in 1st os.
Can someone help me?

Offline Ricky

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Re: Want to change Resolution
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2009, 02:20:18 PM »
Changing resolution is easy, from graphical interface, you can goto
System --> Preference and Screen Resolution

If you are not able to get resolution higher than 800x600 then you need to check if rigt video card is detected. You can goto
System--> Display --> Hardware
See whether the it shows right display card as you have in your system..

Alternatively , give me output of :
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Offline ssoumyya

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Re: Want to change Resolution
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2009, 12:41:40 AM »
I think u should also verify whether the VMware tools are installed properly or not... if so Ricky is right on the run..