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How to Use Hot Keys to Set Your Monitor Resolution in Linux

If you have a Linux based recorder running Image Version 1.3 and later, you can use the below commands to manually change the screen resolution.

This can be useful when troubleshooting a recorder that does not display video on boot due to failure to determine monitor specifications.

The commands for manually setting your screen resolution are as follows:

  • Ctrl + Alt + 1: Changes the aspect ratio to 1024x768 - 4:3
  • Ctrl + Alt + 2: Changes the aspect ratio to 1920x1080 - 16:9
  • Ctrl + Alt + 3: Checks the resolution of the monitor again.
  • Ctrl + Alt + 4: Uses the preferred resolution of the monitor.

To change the screen resolution with these keys, press and hold the key combination until the resolution changes.




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