I installed Ubuntu and the resolution of the desktop is so big it only shows about 50% of the screen but is shows up normal while using command line.
What would I type in the command line to change the desktop screen resolution?
This worked for me:
To get a list of valid names for "output" (and modes) use xrandr -q
Note: If running from a text terminal, that is not running in gfx environment, you'll have to add a -d :0 parameter: