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Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by mbcooker, Sep 20, 2003.

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  1. mbcooker

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    Yesterday, I got so fed up with M$ and their glitchy software, so I decided to make the move to Linux. I have chosen the Slackware distro (I have tried a couple different ones including RedHat and Mandrake and decided I wanted a fast, professional one). Everything is up and running, autodetected. My one problem is that I cannot get my refresh rate above 61 hz. I am a heavy computer user, so if I can't fix this, I'll probably go blind. I am using KDE and it's X11 configuration panel. There is no Geforce 4 MX entry in the panel, so I am using the generic nv setting. I have selected my monitor (a ViewSonic E-771), but as aforementioned, it will not do anything above 61 hz. Thanks in advance for helping me.
     
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    Maybe an updated driver from nVidia will help you. They have Linux drivers on their site for download.
     
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    Its in your XF86Config, i'm damned sure. On my sys its in /etc/X11/
     
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