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Resolution - Change screen resolution dynamically

Published by Thomas Leonard


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This program allows you to change the screen resolution at any time. The change is not permanent. This is useful when connecting a laptop to an external monitor or a projector, for example, which may require a different screen resolution. Resolution is simply a graphical front-end to the xrandr (X Rotate And Resize) command-line utility, which you will also need. Modern X servers (such as XFree86 and come with this program. If you don't have it, try upgrading your X server. Note that there is another, older, mechanism for changing resolution, often activated by pressing <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Keypad Plus>. This still changes the resolution, but your desktop remains the same logical size (i.e. you 'zoom in' to the screen and must pan around to see your panel, etc).



Available versions

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0.2stableAnyDownload (14362 bytes)
0.32009-04-07stableAnyDownload (15921 bytes)
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