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Screen Resolution Problem (800x600 only)
« on: 17. February 2016, 11:18:57 »
Just started using Manjaro (15.12, KDE) and I seem to have an issue with my resolution. Currently it's set at 800x600 and there's no other option. The ideal resolution for the netbook am using is 1024x600, so you can imagine some windows do not fit quite well on the screen or I've to keep on scrolling to get some work done. I figured long ago when I started using GNU/Linux the problem is with the graphics chip it's using (Intel GMA 3600, Atom N2100) which has no official driver support on Linux. Either way some of the distros I've used in the recent past (Slackware 14.1, Mageia 5, Antergos) did seem to have some support as they supported the native resolution out of the box. So I figured the same may be possible for Manjaro, hence my post but I could be wrong. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Screen Resolution Problem (800x600 only)
« Reply #2 on: 17. February 2016, 12:57:14 »
Am happy to report that reading the above wiki resolved the issue. I added the following lines to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-gpudriver.conf as outlined on the wiki under xorg driver :

Section "Device"
    Identifier "Intel GMA3600"
    Driver     "modesetting"
EndSection

On reboot the resolution had changed to 1024x600 and even better the brightness buttons now work. Thanks for the help Eugen-b.

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Re: Screen Resolution Problem (800x600 only)
« Reply #3 on: 09. October 2018, 19:27:19 »
Am happy to report that reading the above wiki resolved the issue. I added the following lines to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-gpudriver.conf as outlined on the wiki under xorg driver :

Section "Device"
    Identifier "Intel GMA3600"
    Driver     "modesetting"
EndSection

On reboot the resolution had changed to 1024x600 and even better the brightness buttons now work. Thanks for the help Eugen-b.
It worked ! Thanks :) (N3050 processor 2018)