My machine has two hard drives, one has Fedora 64bit and one has Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. When running Fedora, I can set the resolution to 1600x1200. But I can only get 1280x1024 when Ubuntu is running.
How can I get the same resolution as when Fedora is running? One dell monitor in my case.
More info here:
lspci | grep -i vga shows:
06:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV37GL [Quadro PCI-E Series] (rev a2)
sudo lshw -C video shows:
*-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: NV37GL [Quadro PCI-E Series] vendor: NVIDIA Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:06:00.0 version: a2 width: 32 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga_controller cap_list configuration: latency=0 resources: memory:dd000000-ddffffff memory:c0000000-cfffffff memory:de000000-deffffff memory:df800000-df81ffff
xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 1280 x 1024 default connected 1280x1024+0+0 0mm x 0mm 1280x1024 0.0* 1024x768 0.0 800x600 0.0 640x480 0.0
lsmod |grep nvidia shows: nothing
So it seems there is no driver installed? how to install the driver?