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  • Howto switch to an external display with higher resolution?

    Hi,

    my laptop features a ATI Mobility Radeon X600 graphics adaptor and a 1280x800 internal display. I'm using ATI's fglrx 8.35.5 driver.

    I would like to be able to switch from the internal display at 1280x800 to an external display at 1280x1024 resolution. I tried several options without success: Either I have to set the virtual resolution for the internal display to 1280x1024 (with the corresponding and annoying scrolling) or I won't get a 1280x1024 resolution on the external display.

    I can get a 1280x1024 resolution on the external display in Big Desktop and Dual Head modes, though. But that's just not what I want.

    Has anybody succeeded in something like this?

    Thanks,

    fexx
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