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I've just downloaded and installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a Asus N43S laptop with Geforce GT 550M CUDA 1GB.

However the only screen resolution I can take is 1024*768.

System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers, does NOT show me anything that could be installed.

I am all out of options at the moment, any help appreciated!

Have a great evening!

  • Jack
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This is definitely off topic at SO. Voting for migration to superuser.SE – vzwick Oct 25 '11 at 21:09
Sorry, I've flagged it. – jack Oct 25 '11 at 21:17
You're most welcome! – vzwick Oct 25 '11 at 21:17
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Try to install the latest nvidia drivers using the following:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
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I ended up reinstalling. Thanks though! – jack Nov 1 '11 at 10:25

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