I loaded 11.10 onto an older Dell laptop. I have a normal 1024 x 768 resolution when booting from a USB drive, but when I boot from the installation on the hard drive I have a small screen in the upper left hand corner. The resolution is at 800 x 600 with no other choices in the settings display. Any ideas
You can change screen resolution size via CLI , use following cmd:
(It will show you current screen resolution and available modes.
Now you can change the size by issuing this cmd:
(change the VGA-0 according to what xrandr shows vga syntax for your card, in my example it shows VGA-0)