General :: Debian - Use High Resolution (same As Desktop) In Virtual Consoles

Dec 6, 2010

I want to use 1920x1080 in the virtual consoles, with:

Debian Squeeze; proprierary ATI drivers.

Switching back to the open source drivers, it works automatically, but I got no clue with these ones. Someone say I should use uvesafb by modifing initramfs accordingly.

View 2 Replies


Debian Installation :: Virtual Consoles Are No Longer 25x80 On Squeeze?

Jun 12, 2011

On Debian lenny, when I wanted to go from X to a virtual console, I would type (for example) <Ctrl> <Alt> <F1>. Then I got the traditional 25x80 screen, which is wonderful in bad lighting conditions.

On Debian squeeze, virtual consoles are no longer 25x80. They fit way more than 25x80 characters on the screen. They go through the frame buffer, which I guess I must keep that way because otherwise it would ruin X.

But I want my 25x80 back, for those bad lighting conditions.

If I set /etc/default/console-setup to FONTFACE="VGA", at least I get a readable font.

ANd if I set /etc/default/console-setup to SCREEN_WIDTH=80 and SCREEN_HEIGHT=25, they do the obvious, but the characters are just as small, and the data is all in the upper left corner of the screen.

How do I get 25x80 so it fills the screen, as in the days of lenny, without removing /dev/fb0?

View 4 Replies View Related

General :: Virtual Consoles Are Not Coming Up?

Apr 26, 2010

I recently installed RHEL 5.2 on my system. I found that I was not able to show up virtual consoles that we generally do by hitting Ctrl + Alt + F1 through F6.

I installed Red Hat again but the same problem is there. However, I can go into Run Level 3 by

init 3

but it takes too long to display the prompt. Besides, hitting Ctrl key generates error "unrecognized key" something like that.

Today I installed Virutal Box on Windows XP Host. Then I installed RHEL 5.2. There also I faced the same problem.

However, Virtual Box works fine and I am glad that I can now have only one Host OS on my system and then install as many Guest OSes as I want. Dual Boot System was giving me a heacdache.

View 1 Replies View Related

General :: Virtual Consoles In Vmware Player?

Aug 10, 2010

I had installed vmware player in my windows 7 OS. How to work on virtual consoles in vmware player were I had installed linux.

View 11 Replies View Related

Ubuntu :: Keep High Resolution - Resize Desktop ?

Jul 22, 2010

I have a 26 inch screen in my living room that supports 1920 x 1200 resolution. i would like to use that resolution, but I am not able to read the menu and see the icons because they are to small using standard values. How can I resize the desktop for beter readability?

View 1 Replies View Related

General :: Show Names Of Created Virtual Consoles In Screen

Nov 25, 2010

How can I tell screen to always show created virtual console names in the bottom. I am using Ubuntu.

View 1 Replies View Related

Debian :: High Resolution Video Files

Sep 30, 2015

Debian 8.2 is installed to my Toshiba notebook. There is a performance issue about high resolution mp4 and mkv files. They are not played well on VLC or default media player.I don't see this issue on Windows. This computer has Intel HD Graphics 5500 and i7-5500U CPU.

View 2 Replies View Related

Fedora :: How Do I Disable Virtual Consoles

Sep 21, 2010

I'm building a web kiosk and I'm trying to figure out how to disable the ability to switch to tty2-6. All the references I've found refer to a process on older versions of Fedora.

View 11 Replies View Related

Ubuntu :: Way To Force Consoles To Be In Lower Resolution

Oct 1, 2010

I upgraded from 9.04 to 10.04.1 so I am still using legacy grub.Anyway, I noticed with the update that the console is using the framebuffer and using VESA for high resolutions.I really don't like or want this feature. So I added vga=0 to get 80x25 and it works initially but just when the X server is running (Xubuntu in my case) I can see how the console switches to a high resolution again. After this, if I go to a console, lets say tty1, it is using again a high resolution instead of 80x25 (VGA). Is there a way to force the consoles to be in a lower resolution and keep it that way? It used to work fine in ubuntu 8.xx and 9.xx

View 2 Replies View Related

Fedora :: Disable The Extra Virtual Consoles?

Apr 4, 2010

I googled on how to disable the extra virtual consoles... I don't need 6 of them and decide to cut it down to 3 There was no luck with Google so I did this my own and seemed to have done the job...

rm /etc/event.d/tty4 tty5 tty6
This worked fine, but is there anything else I need to do with


View 2 Replies View Related

OpenSUSE :: Keep Contents Of The Virtual Consoles After Logout?

Apr 3, 2011

I just upgraded to openSuSE 11.4 from 11.1. In 11.1 the contents of the virtual consoles are kept after a logout, so if I login again, I get the same environment as before. In 11.4 the contents are lost. How can I switch on this feature again?

View 9 Replies View Related

Debian :: Can't Get High Resolution With Vesa Xorg Driver (Intel 82845)

Feb 20, 2011

With the upgrade to Squeeze and the 2.6.32-5-686 kernel, my Dell GX260's 82845 video chip suffers from the documented intel driver bug (freezes within a few minutes). I tried to fall back to the vesa driver, but am only able to get 640x480 resolution. The monitor is an LG L1720P.

I turned off kernel mode setting (via /etc/modprobe.d/i915-kms.conf), and modified xorg.conf -- added Modeline entries (from gtf) and
additional Mode lines to try to force resolution. Relevant portions of xorg.conf, dmesg and Xorg.0.log are shown below.



Section "Device"
Identifier "Generic Video Card"
Driver "vesa"


View 6 Replies View Related

Fedora :: Missing Virtual Consoles After Upgrading Packages?

Apr 4, 2010

I installed 64-bit Fedora 12, and everything was working fine. I upgraded a bunch of packages (including, but not limited to, X and Gnome) via yum, and now I'm unable to access virtual consoles. X works fine, but Ctrl-Alt-F2, etc. leads me to a black screen.

How do I get my virtual consoles back?

View 13 Replies View Related

General :: X-Window Modeline For High Resolution Modes On NEC LCD 22WV Monitor?

Apr 30, 2010

What should look like X Window System (X.Org) modeline to be put in xorg.conf, for high resolution (incuding recommended 1680x1050 @ 50Hz resolution) for 22" NEC LCD 22WV monitor? X.Org autodetect correctly only 800x600 and lower resolution SVGA modes,unfortunately.1,2

How can I generate proper "Modeline" line for xorg.conf? Is information included in NEC_Datasheet_LCD22WV-english.pdf enough (found on NEC LCD 22WV product info page)? What tools there are available to generate proper modeline for a LCD monitor for Linux? MS Windows (MS Windows XP Home) correctly detects and use 1680x1050 resolution; can I somehow get modeline information from MS Windows?


1) It might be hardware problem with the monitor itself, as the same LiveCD Linux distribution that couldn't autodetect recommended 1680x1050 mode for NEC LCD 22WV monitor, correctly autodetects recommended 1440x900 mode for slightly smaller NEC LCD 19WV monitor from the same family, by the same producent.

2) Or it might be problem with graphics card (NVIDIA Riva TNT2 M64) not supporting such resolution, or with graphics driver not supporting such resolution.

View 2 Replies View Related

General :: KDE Stop Virtual Desktop Changing When Click On The Desktop?

Sep 18, 2011

I'm new to KDE and am running KDE 4.7.1 on top of Arch Linux. It's fantastic however I have one problem - virtual desktops. Yeah I know there are those "activities" things which people say replace virtual desktops and I will look into them, but for the moment I want to stick with what I know.

And it's almost set up too. In fact, it is, apart from one issue: Say I'm on desktop 3 and I click on the desktop (as in - the bit with my wallpaper, etc, not the little square in my panel) - it immediately switches to desktop 1. Got no idea why I'd want it to do that and it's bugging me.

View 1 Replies View Related

General :: Change The Screen Resolution Of Puppy Running With Virtual Box?

Jun 18, 2010

I am running Puppy from a usb in Windows 7 using Virtual Box and I can't get the 1280 x 800 screen resolution to work. The probe doesn't recognize my monitor initially in the video setup. When I choose this screen resolution in the xorgwizard it ignores the resolution I select and uses 1600 x 1200. If I try to reduce the resolution in the resolution changer, it decreases the window size but the desktop stays at the same resolution effectively cutting off the majority of the desktop from view. I have been trying the intel, radeon, vesa, and vmware drivers but none of them seem to work. Do I need to install a special video driver? I am using a unibody macbook.

View 3 Replies View Related

Debian :: Resolution All Different On Squeeze Desktop

Dec 31, 2010

On my desktop with Squeeze the resolution is all different when I booted up this morning. It used to be something like 1680 x 1050 and now the highest available under system > preferences > monitors is 1360 x 768. I don't believe I have had any xorg.conf file on here since installation. There were a fair number of updates yesterday but I can't figure out what the source of this might be. My system is multiboot, though nothing but Squeeze has been booted for months.

I checked a different old linux distribution and it had the same problem but with even lower resolution. It shares the same home partition which has Gnome settings on it. Then I checked the w vista boot and even it had a similar problem of low resolution, though I was able to fix it by hand, selecting the higher resolution. So I can't figure out if the source of this problem is hardware, software, or what. I've checked all the connections and they seem tight.

View 4 Replies View Related

OpenSUSE :: KDE On High Resolution Monitor ?

Dec 5, 2010

I have a dell latitude with intel i7 nvidia NVS 3100M and screen 1920x1080 resolution, using KDE 4.4 stable suse, well with high resolution monitor I found some problem usng kde:

1- I can change the font dimension by system settings but if I bigger the font the dimension of Kmunu doesn't change so the result is big font in small container, ugly and difficult to use

2- I can change the font dimensions in KDM splashscreen but the window where username and password is shown doesn't change, result is big unreadeable font in a small case

3- I cannot change the tabs and theyr font dimensions in chromium and firefox, result very small tabs

4- Icons in system tray and Kmenu and other icons remains always small even if I bigger the panel

View 2 Replies View Related

OpenSUSE :: How To Turn Up The High Resolution In 11.3

Dec 15, 2010

My screen resolution is only 640x480 after I installed the nVidia driver by authority method of 1-click install.

And then I run nvidia-xconfig,/etc/X11/xorg.conf was built.Restart my PC.

I selected the default mode to run opensuse.My screen was black.

So I select the failsafe mode and remove the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

I try to copy my ubuntu 10.3 /etc/X11/xorg.conf,but I failed,the screen was black when booting default mode.

Now my LCD resolution is so low.

Graphics card:nVidia Geforce 5200
Monitor:19 inch widescreen LCD

And I can keep the best LCD resolution 1440x900@60Hz in the Windows XP successfully.

View 2 Replies View Related

Ubuntu :: K Menu Too High Resolution

Feb 24, 2010

I'm running Kubuntu 9.1 (KDE 4.4) on an IBM Thinkpad T30. By default K set my resolution to the highest output of my graphics card (ATI Mobility Radeon 7500) which I was able to change via xrandr at command line, however now the K menus and taskbar appear to be set at too high a resolution of their own to properly display. The K menu and taskbar appear pixelated and unreadable. Is there any way to change this or has Kubuntu likely just installed the wrong driver for my card?

View 8 Replies View Related

Fedora :: High Display Resolution For Rdesktop ?

Apr 17, 2011

I'm using rdesktop to remotely access a winxp box from F14. However I'm not getting high resolution. Please help me to get high resolution. The machine is at the same lan and no bandwidth problem here.

View 5 Replies View Related

Ubuntu Multimedia :: Cannot Get High Screen Resolution

Jul 31, 2011

I know this is probably a stupid question , but I started using Ubuntu 11.04 .

My screen resolution on windows was 1600x900

But on ubuntu (even after installing proprietary drivers) the highest I can get is 1024x768 .

I tried using xandr but couldn't work it out .

My xandr info

When i tried adding a new mode using the command

I got the following error

Now I'm not sure what VGA refers to , but Im using a vga port to connect my monitor

Also I'm using only one monitor.

View 9 Replies View Related

General :: Screen Resolution Settings Higher Than 800x600 With Ubuntu 10.04 Inside Virtual PC

Oct 3, 2010

This is my first posting as a Linux Newbie. I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 inside of a MS Virtual PC on my Vista machine. Everything seems to work beautifully and is stable. However, I would like to use a resolution higher than the current maximum of 800x600. I've poked around on the web and have tried various tips. I tried using the xrandr options which added a higher resolution mode, but when I would try to set the output to that resolution, I would get an error message to the effect that I could not exceed the current maximum of 800x600.

I tried to cobble parameter values together and create an xorg.conf file, but every iteration seems to produce a bunch of colorful vertical bars within my Virtual PC window, and I would have to blow away that virtual PC setup and rebuild it (along with reinstalling Ubuntu). As I said, 800x600 is not a show stopper, but I would like to take advantage of the real estate I have with my display. These "fifty-five year old" eyes could benefit from the larger size. FYI, I did take a stab at installing Virtual Box, but got the infamous "blue screen", so I would rather stick with what appears to be a stable virtual PC base.

View 4 Replies View Related

OpenSUSE Install :: Default Resolution Too High For Monitor ?

Sep 13, 2011

I have a problem with my screen resolution in Linux. This happens with both openSUSE 11.4 and Fedora 15. The moment my PC restarts after I have installed the operating system it will boot up with a screen resolution higher than my monitor supports. My screen supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 @ 75Hz and Linux sets the default resolution way too high at boot, now all I get is a message from my screen asking me very nicely to change the signal timings, but I can't because I can't see anything to change it to a lower value (I don't want it so high anyways because then everything is too **** small). My monitor is a SONY GDM-5410 and the Graphics card is an AMD Radeon HD 4870 1GB. It nly works when I boot the system to FailSafe mode, but then I can't cahnge it permanently.

View 1 Replies View Related

Ubuntu :: Streaming Videos Choppy With High Resolution

Mar 16, 2010

Pentium 4, 512MB RAM, GeForce2 MX/MX 400
When my machine ran Windows XP, I was able to watch full screen videos on Hulu, etc. with no problem. Now my machine is running Ubuntu (Koala). I'm using Firefox with the most recent Adobe Plugin (and I've made sure there are no other flash players installed). Streaming video (at low to medium resolution) is pretty choppy but still watchable most of the time. It is not watchable when played full screen or with high resolution. When I download the .flv file and play it through VLC, everything is smooth. Are there any tricks I can try to get the video running more smoothly, like it did before? (Disabling desktop effects made no difference.) Should I just get some more RAM? (I realize my RAM is low, but it didn't seem to effect my video watching before.)

View 1 Replies View Related

Ubuntu :: How To Get High Resolution Bootsplash When Cryptsetup Installed

Sep 12, 2010

I'm using an nvidia graphic card, as i read before on this forum, to get high resolution in bootsplash i need v86d package - and i installled it and i get back 1680x1050 resolution in bootslash. But the problem with resolution come back after installing cryptsetup package, now i've got 640x480 and i can change it, I trying to reconfigure v86d , plymount, trying update-initramfs -u but with no result.

View 4 Replies View Related

General :: Change Virtual Screen Resolution On Ubuntu (connecting Via VNC Without Real Display Connected)?

Aug 29, 2010

I have an Ubuntu server with no physical access to it, only via ssh/vnc.

It is stuck on a 1680x1050 resolution and in the system display settings the menus are disabled since there is no detected real display connected.

I need to lower the resolution to e.g. 800x600. code...

View 3 Replies View Related

Debian Multimedia :: Assign One Virtual Desktop To One And Another Adjacent Second Monitor

Mar 24, 2010

I'm using kde 3.5.10 on a Debian Lenny with xorg from backports and nvidia proprietary driver (195.36.15) on my laptop. Nowadays I have received a 2nd monitor, end my purpose is to attach it to my laptop. TwinView or separate X screen work fine but clone or extended view modes for my mind are not so usefull. I think there is the possibility to assign one virtual desktop to one monitor and another adjacent virtual desktop to the second monitor. how to obtain this kind configuration.

View 2 Replies View Related

Ubuntu Multimedia :: High Resolution Fonts / Icons Too Small?

May 14, 2010

I hooked up Lucid to a 50" and adjusted the resolution to the max. Gives a clearer sharper picture but all the displayed items are tiny. Is there something I need to do that I haven't? I went from 1086x720 to 1400(approx)x900(approx) and created the problem. Now I'm back at 1086x720. I'm using the Nvidia 195 drivers.

View 2 Replies View Related

Ubuntu Installation :: Install Almost Worked But Screen Resolution Too High?

Dec 6, 2010

The installation went okay (to start with) on my newly formatted hard drive (after death of Windows XP), but I got an error about 3/4 of the way through. The system said something about starting the desktop to try to resolve or fault find the problem. So I now have a desktop with access to all the menu system. I am feeling my way around slowly getting used to the environment. I think there are bits missing from the install but with no frame of reference I cannot tell what exactly is wrong. One obvious problem is my Monitor screen resolution. In Monitor preferences it is set as 'unknown monitor'.

The detect monitor button does nothing and the resolution is set as 2048 x 1536 which is just too small to see properly on the screen. I am currently using zoom to increase within a window to use at all. I have tried opening a terminal and using the xrandr command which reports the following:

xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
Screen 0: minimum 2048 x 1536, current 2048 x 1536, maximum 2048 x 1536.
default connected 2048x1536+0+0 0mm x 0mm


View 9 Replies View Related

Copyrights 2005-15, All rights reserved