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just intalled ubuntu on the first time! There is a problem though with the resolution.

i need the resolution to be 1280X980 however ubuntu only lets it set to 1280X720, plus it says my monitor is unknown.

I have installed the latest nvidia 7800 gtx drivers using additional drivers function. also no luck with messing with the xrandr function on the terminal.

any ideas?

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you can force the adoption of a new resolution using xrandr, however i suggest to use the Nvidia control panel for the display management as first step.

all the required steps are described here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Resolution

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