Is 1280x768 supported in linux

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Thu Aug 4 06:23:00 PDT 2005

On Jeu 4 août 2005 15:15, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On 8/4/05, Karthik Ramamoorthy <karthik.reddiyar at> wrote:

>>      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.

> 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.

If I may chirp in, what the GUI configurator accepts and what you can try
(often successfully) in the xorg configuration file are two different
things altogether.

Nicolas Mailhot

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