Is 1280x768 supported in linux

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Thu Aug 4 06:15:27 PDT 2005

On 8/4/05, Karthik Ramamoorthy <karthik.reddiyar at> wrote:
> Hi,
>      I have installed Fedora Core 3 in my system. i want to have
> 1280x768 resolution with Samsung 17 inch Monitor. But i am not able to
> get that resolution. i have configured the card and Monitor properly.
> Also when i go to "Display" option to configure resolution there is no
> 1280x768 option only there is 1280x1024 ...1280x960 ... 1152x864 .....
> etc.
>     Is it like that Fedor and Red hat doesn't support the 1280x768
> resolution or all Linux distribution doesn't support this resolution
> at all.
> karthik
What chipset do you have?  most drivers should support that mode,
however, ones that use the bios for mode setting (like i810 for intel
hardware) are limited to what the bios knows how to program.


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