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Old 25th August 2008
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Default Help with screen resolution for Window Maker

I installed freebsd 7.0 on a older laptop with 128mb of ram(Toshiba Portege 7000CT) and I installed x11 and then installed window maker... But if feels like most of my apps are too big for the screen(so to speak)
any ideas how I can solve this problem???
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Post your Xorg.conf. How old is the laptop? It is possible that its maximum resolution fairly low, which X is already running at, in which case, you might encounter problems you describe.
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What is the video card? What driver are you using? And yes post your /etc/X11/xorg.conf please
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