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I just got a new monitor. The native resolution seems to be 1920x1080 (16:9). But when I set that, Ubuntu occupies only part of the screen, leaving a black border around. When I try setting another resolution like 1680 x 1050 (16:10), it fills the entire screen. But perhaps its a bit stretched out?

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closed as too localized by Eliah Kagan, Eric Carvalho, RolandiXor, hhlp, LnxSlck Feb 12 '13 at 14:36

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Maybe it's a monitor issue and not a software issue.

Check the monitor user manual , and more specifically the section "3-1 Setting the Optimal resolution"

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The monitor resoulution is already 1920x1080 – Jiew Meng Aug 28 '11 at 1:05

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