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I've seen this post on the linuxmint forums on a laptop model I'm interested in:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=77810
I would like to know if anyone got this or similar laptop model working on Ubuntu Linux?

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I think this is because of a SoftEDID issue (I've had this issue before).

I'll find a link that explains the problem/solution and post it here -- you need to extract your EDID data in Windows and modify xorg.conf.


Updates:

See here and here.

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