[kde-linux] New monitor, "out of range" in KDE
marci at kalico.net
Wed Aug 31 06:17:39 UTC 2005
I just got a new LCD monitor (ViewSonic VA721) and it works great until
I log in to KDE, then I get a blank screen, with a message "Out Of
Range". If I log into GNOME (which I prefer not to) then it works fine.
Since I can't log in to KDE, I can't change settings in the GUI, I must
do it in a config file or from the terminal window. It was suggested
that I check for a .cfg file in /etc/X11, and adjust the hsync and vsync
to the same as the monitor -- however there is no file with that
extension in that folder, nor is there any indication in my monitor's
user manual of what it's hsync and vsync settings are. The only file I
found in /etc/X11 that even contained the text "hsync" or "vsync" is
called fb.mode. But I don't know what it does exactly, so I dont' want
to make any changes. I am not sure what other information might be
helpful to give. I am a newbie to linux and kde.
Thanks in advance for any helpful tips.
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