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I have an old monitor Philips 109E5 19 inch and I need configuring a resolution of 1600x1200. How I can do it?

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I wrote this script:

xrandr --newmode 1600x1200_60.00  161.00  1600 1712 1880 2160  1200 1203 1207 1245 -hsync +vsync
xrandr --addmode VGA1 1600x1200_60.00
xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1600x1200_60.00

and then I added it to Startup applications. It works!

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Ubuntu has a tool for that under Settings - Screens.

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But does your monitor support that resolution? If you're not sure you can try different resolutions with:

xrandr --output LVDS --mode 1024x768

Although it could be LVDS or VGA

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