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Andre_gt7
post May 17 2006, 06:30 PM
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Hey everyone, Linux Newb here.

i have been trying this all day.

I downloaded the LINUX drivers for my Intel video card, but how do i install them?

I want my resolution to go higher than 1024X768, i know my card supports it, I was able to use it higher in XP.

need some help ASAP

thanks. unsure.gif
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post May 18 2006, 01:38 AM
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In xorg.conf or XF86Config-4, you can use the intel drivers by setting your driver from what is probably 'vesa' to i810

Also, make sure your monitors horizontal/verticle rates are defined correctly in your X config.


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Andre_gt7
post May 18 2006, 03:47 PM
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Thanks, but can y0u give me a walkthrough on how to edit my xorg.conf file? smile.gif
Im really glad someone is taking the time to help. Thanks man.
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post May 18 2006, 03:52 PM
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I can look at my XORG file, it just wont let me save it

CODE
Section "Device"
 BoardName    "i845"
 BusID        "0:2:0"
 Driver       "i810"
 Identifier   "Device[0]"
 Screen       0
 VendorName   "Intel"
EndSection
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post May 18 2006, 04:32 PM
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NEVERMIND! Just fixed it. thanks
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