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Change Screen Resolution in Backtrack 4

Change Screen Resolution in Backtrack 4

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How to Change Screen Resolution in Backtrack 4?Below is the tips and trick how to fix it.

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FYI : See my latest post how to change screen resolution on Backtrack 5

Okay, enough for the prelude…below is step by step tips and trick how to change your Backtrack screen resolution :

1. Open Terminal, and then edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf using pico, nano or other text editor

Change Screen Resolution in Backtrack 4

Change Screen Resolution in Backtrack 4

in the picture above, there's line says Modes "1024×768" , just change the 1024×768 to your desired screen resolution.

You should remember that if you change the value, you should change all of the entire Mode value to your desired screen resolution.

When you finish change all of the value, save the file (I'm using pico text editor) by press CTRL+O then CTRL+X.

2. The next step is you need to logout by clicking the dragon symbol at the bottom left, then click log out.

3. To get into your X just type startx from your shell.

4. Your screen now should be change to the new resolution.

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