Time for another Linux related guide, this trick is probably useful to those running “headless” linux boxes, or without a screen, so the only way to access them is using remote control tools like ssh or vnc.

One problem that I have encountered while setting up one of these computers to use as a server is that the VNC sessions were forced into the mere resolution of 1024×768, with no way to change it. I tried a few tricks on the Internet, but none of them seemed to do anything.

At last I figured that I have to manually edit the xorg.conf file in order to force the system into outputting in a More >