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I have recently purchased a 1920 x 1080 screen and the splash screen is all askew at startup and shut down. Is there a way I can fix this to suit my resolution?

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Edit your /etc/default/grub file and add the following line:

GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1920x1080x32

For Example:

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1920x1080x32

Don't forget to set the right vbe mode. Then update GRUB with sudo update-grub.

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How might I set the vbe mode? –  Switchkick Jan 13 '11 at 8:43
    
Install hwinfo and run sudo hwinfo --framebuffer. –  Dayjay Jan 13 '11 at 8:52

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