Mac change resolution command line

How do you find a Screen Resolution from a Command Line in Mac OS X

I've been wondering how to do this on a G4. I have headless G4 that I remote into.

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Since no monitor is connected the display resolution options are very limited. The highest I can set it is x Just wondering if anyone is aware on how to set display res from the command line in It assumes, for me the xx32 90Hz and my monitor goes up to 60 Hz only.


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Can anyone fix it? Thank you!

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The mis usage message could use some massaging. Thankfully the source is easily modifiable and compilable, so this is easy to season-to-taste. But really: bad usage but no help? I'm thinking 's mainframe unfriendliness.

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At work, we run lots of tests for our product. We also reboot the headless minis after each reboot and want to with certainty that they are using the correct resolution. Our configuration management tool works best with command line applications. After searching around, I discovered that there isn't an application that could change resolution from the command line that was a native Intel binary. Pretty silly Is the any way in the Terminal to change the resolution from x back to x?

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April 9th, 2. Re: Changing screen-resolution in Terminal? Originally Posted by mathiasdk. April 9th, 3.


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