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My monitor supports up to 1440x990, but the only available screen resolutions are 1024x768 and 800x600. How can I add support for resolutions such as 1280x720 and 1440x990?

Thanks.Hardware is as follows: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) Monitor is an Optiquest Q191wb. I haven't done much since the fresh install other than change install/remove some apps. If you can be more specific as to what you are looking for, concerning what I've done since the fresh install, I can let you know. I have documented everything I've done. Thanks again.

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closed as off topic by RolandiXor, fossfreedom Jan 4 '13 at 21:24

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Could you please provide information on your setup, e.g. your hardware and what you've done since fresh install. –  N.N. Nov 7 '11 at 20:15
    
Hardware is as follows: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) Monitor is an Optiquest Q191wb. I haven't done much since the fresh install other than change install/remove some apps. If you can be more specific as to what you are looking for, concerning what I've done since the fresh install, I can let you know. I have documented everything I've done. Thanks again. –  Shawn a.k.a. abd al Shakur Nov 24 '11 at 23:22
    
The way it should work would be for the X system to inquire of your monitor what it can do and then pick the best resolution available. Obviously that isn't happening so it sounds like a bug. Any answer at this point would probably only apply to your individual set-up. I'd suggest that you open a bug with ubuntu-bug xorg. That should both open the bug and attach the Xorg.0.log file, where X puts information about the resolutions it thinks the monitor can support and what X has tried to use. –  John S Gruber May 18 '12 at 20:32
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  RolandiXor Jan 4 '13 at 18:49

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