5
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1answer
696 views

How to increase the default screen resolution without a monitor plugged in

i have kinda problem with setting my resolution on ubuntu 10.04 the thing is that i installed the machine and put it away without mouse, keyboard and monitor (i am currently remote with VNC viewer) ...
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3answers
3k views

How to change resolution to 1920 x 1080?

The display looks a bit stretched and there is a system pop-up that says something like "Resolution Notice: for best quality change resolution to 1920 x 1080" but in Monitor Preferences the only ...
0
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1answer
479 views

Error with xorg.conf when trying to add virtual screen to fix the problem of too small screen resolution for an application on 10.1" screen

I am using a netbook with a 10.1 inch screen and resolution 1024x600. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when using the neural network toolbox from Matlab a window is off the screen and I cannot access ...
2
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1answer
879 views

1920x1200 resolution shows black area on bottom right

I just bought a new 27 inches monitor, I plugged it in and ubuntu started with my old monitor resolution (1440x900). So I went to the nvidia-xconfig (the default config tool wont work because I use a ...
1
vote
1answer
298 views

How do I set the resolution with a Diamond ATI Radeon 9550?

I have ATI Radeon 9550 card, with the open drivers. In the display properties my screen is not detected,shows UNKNOWN,and don't have 1152x864 which is best for me. How can i enable it?
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vote
1answer
385 views

Sony bravia screen resolution problem when using Docky

This is what it looks like: When the laptop (MSI u100) starts up it takes up all available space on the TV screen. About a second after logging in the black bar at the bottom appears. The strange ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Either blank screen during boot or poor resolution console in Ubuntu Server within VirtualBox

I'm setting up a test platform in VirtualBox, the host system is Ubuntu Lucid Desktop, and the guest system is Ubuntu Lucid Server. The basic server installation provides 80x25 console with slow ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How do I set up a new resolution?

Okay, in my GUI, Ubuntu only allowed me to set a resolution for 1360x768 and 1024x768 even though I know darn well my P76 monitor is capable of 1280x1024. So, after a little investigation I used cvt ...
9
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2answers
18k views

adjust resolution on Ubuntu Server 10.04?

Installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on an old laptop and I noticed that the system is trying to show the CLI below my screen. This means that if I run a script or a program with a bunch of output, once it ...
5
votes
3answers
16k views

How to change the screen resolution for the GDM login screen?

I use a login list with faces and the icons and text are tiny in GDM. Is there an easy way to change the resolution of the login screen? I'm currently using 10.04 Lucid.
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Change resolution when enabling/disabling external monitor

I use my laptop with a second display. Sometimes I should take my laptop with me, but I can't take my second display with me. How can I setup my ubuntu 10.04 so that it changes the resolution ...
3
votes
1answer
965 views

Resolution stuck after playing OpenGL game

I used to start the game,Frozen Throne (using wine) with the option of "-opengl".When I entered the game,the resolution will changed,and restored after exit the game. But this time a problem ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Monitor resolution 1366 x 768, with bad EDID detected

I'm having trouble getting a cheap LCD 18.5 inch monitor to work properly with Ubuntu 10.04.1. The brand is "Great Wall". It's supposed to have resolution 1366x768, but I can only set it as 1360x768. ...
52
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11answers
101k views

Higher screen resolution in VirtualBox?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 into VirtualBox on Windows 7. Unfortunately the only options showing for screen resolution are 640x480 and 800x600 and the monitor is showing as 'Unknown'. How ...
10
votes
6answers
9k views

Why isn't my monitor's native resolution appearing as an option? [closed]

I'm on a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. My monitor's native resolution is 1280x1024. However, in the Monitor Preferences application, I am only presented with 640x480 and 800x600 as options. My ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to change the resolution of an ATI Rage Mobility 128 above 800x600?

I am quite confident under hardy I only had to change the color depth to 16, although I can't remember which driver (ati, r128, fglrx) I used. I tried ati and r128 (fglrx seems to crash) but I still ...
6
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4answers
1k views

Blurry fonts after upgrading to 10.04

Recently I upgraded from 8.04 LTS to 10.04. The previous version had some problems regarding screen settings. X only recognised 1024x768 as resolution of my monitor, mainly because the monitor was not ...