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How to change screen resolution in Xubuntu 11.10?

I can't figure out how to change my screen resolution. Can someone help me?
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Max resolution available is 1024x768, while I should expect 1280x1024

The max resolution what I can choose is 1024x768. What shall I do to have 1280x1024 (max resolution of my monitor) option too? My configuration: a Siemens brand PC Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot ...
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Resolution stuck in 640x480 in grub, 11.04 and 12.04

I have three operating systems on my machine, Windows 7x64, Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 both x64 as well. All three were running at full resolution for my monitor, as well as in the Grub 1.99 boot screen. ...
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unable to change the screen resolution

I am unable to change the screen resolution. My PC is ASUS M/B and using onboard graphics. I installed the Ubuntu 11.10 thru VMware player. In the appearance window it is showing a resolution of 1920 ...
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Ubuntu cannot properly detect the external monitor due to broken laptop screen

I have a Dell M1530, which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed on it. The screen on my laptop no longer works but the external monitor works fine, well, almost. The resolution is set to 1024x768 ...
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What could be the reason for my resolution to be right running 11.10 on VirtualBox and not on machine? [closed]

When I install Ubuntu 11.10 on my VirtualBox (running on Windows 7) and update the packages, it recognizes the display as the VirtualBox display, and gives me the options of various resolutions, one ...
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GRUB background resolution and text?

I want to know my GRUB resolution ? and what if I set the GRUB background image that is higher or lower resolution than current grub resolution , do I have to resize it ?
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GMA 6300 in asus eeepc x101ch stuck at 800x600

I've read that this card is unsupported at the moment and i can wait with ubuntu 2D. What i can't stand is working in 800x600 resolution. Any ideas? I'm running Precise Beta 2 on a Asus eeepc x101ch ...
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Strange resolution on Ubuntu 11.10

I only just installed Ubuntu 11.10, so excuse me if this question is silly ;-) I have a Fujitsu Esprimo Mobile V655, nvidia 8200 graphics, and recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi. I had to ...
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screen resolution for my monitor not listed [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. Everything works fine except for the screen resolution for my monitor which is wrong. In the system settings I can change it but the one that goes with ...
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1answer
522 views

“input not supported” at login screen after ati driver is installed [closed]

I'm running ubuntu 11.10 and I installed the Ati driver from the oficial page. When i reboot, the grub and the splash screen are working (at lower resolution) but instead of the login screen, it shows ...
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Tried every solution but my monitor resolution is still stuck at 640x480

I have problems getting my Viewsonic VX2025wm LCD monitor with Ubuntu 11.10. I have another monitor which works well (although in VGA mode), but this one refuses to go beyond 640x480. I'm trying to ...
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How do I change my resolution to 1600*900 for a wide screen monitor?

How do I change my resolution to 1600*900 for a wide screen monitor in Oneiric? My Hardware configuration is as below: madhu@madhu-Home:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems ...
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673 views

How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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Set desktop resolution for standard 11.10 VNC server

Is it possible to specify a desktop resolution for the built-in ubuntu 11.10 vnc server? It defaults to 640x480 when I have no monitor connected (headless), and I can't find a way to change it. Does ...
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How to change log in screen resolution to 1024*768 in Lubuntu 11.10? [closed]

I am new to Lubuntu or any ubuntu OS. Please in detail answer will be appreciated.
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1answer
783 views

Resolution problem on Intel 950 GPU with Ubuntu 11.10

I just got a nice looking ultra mini desktop for US$ 150, which uses a Digisol Motherboard with a Atom Dual Core 1.8 Ghz Processor - D425, with 2 GB RAM. I have a Dell 22" monitor connected to the ...
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3answers
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“Fails to get size of gamma” error when trying to set resolution

On 11.10 my max allowed resolution is 1024x768, while my monitor supports 1280x800 on windows. I've seen a method to solve this via xrandr, but I allways get a message saying it fails to get size of ...
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Problem with display resolution using a NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M [closed]

After following the steps of Bruno Pereira's answer in "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M in the Dell Latitude E6500". My NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M driver installed on my system without any error, but after ...
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2answers
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How do I prevent Extreme Tux Racer from changing my desktop resolution?

I installed the Extreme Tux Racer game in Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center but my screen expands abnormally after I start a game. Before starting the game: After closing the game
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How can I adjust the resolution to avoid the damaged area on my screen?

I have a laptop that has a damaged screen. The 24 pixels (approximately) on the right side of the screen are damaged (this is definitely not a driver problem, it is physical damage). It is not a ...
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1answer
707 views

Screen Resolution is just in 640x480?

i tried to change it in displays but the result is unknown and there is no drop down arrow. what should i do?
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356 views

resolution not set right on a fresh installation

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 ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop Sharing resolution

I have 11.10 running on a Netbook with Unity2D @ 1024x600 resolution. I VNC into my Ubuntu Netbook from Win7 @ 1920x1200. Is there a way make Desktop Sharing on 11.10 run at a resolution higher than ...
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Monitor Resolution Changes after Login (Lower than Optimal)

Problem: Boot and LoginScreen resolution are O.K. - 1366x768, but after login the resolution drop down to 1024x768. In the options I can select the 1366x768 resolution again, but looks like it doesn't ...
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Display is cut-off and stuck at 640x480; cannot detect monitor [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and I have a resolution problem. My screen resolution is set at 640x480 (4:3) and I can't see right the whole screen, the windows or the icons. The ...
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1answer
757 views

Display brightness and resolution issues with an Nvidia GT520M

I have a notebook with NVidia GT520M (which uses Optimus technology) and after a long and bloody fight I finally put it to work through Ironhide. Last night I let my notebook be out of battery by ...
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1answer
538 views

Black frame around screen after HDMI connection failure

I was trying to watch a movie in my computer through the TV, so I connected both with an HDMI cable. I was unable to have a successful setup (the colors were all weird on the TV and the screen size, ...
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1answer
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LightDM resolution when using two monitors

My two monitors run on different resolutions (laptop 1440x900, HDMI 1920x1080). I set them up as an extended desktop and they work just fine However, while logging in, the greeter appears to be set ...
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1answer
906 views

How do I set default screen size for headless machine?

Vanilla 11.10 install. I want the default resolution to be 1920x1080 instead of 1024x768 when I access from a Windows 7 box using TightVNC client. I've not installed any new VNC s/w on Ubuntu. Where ...
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How can I increase my screen resolution?

As title states, I would like to know if it's possible for my graphic card to have higher resolution than 1024x768 which shows as maximum resolution in Display setting. My screen is 32 inch Polaroid ...
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0answers
429 views

How do I add screen resolutions? [closed]

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 ...
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How do I inncrease unity dash icon sizes or set 720p but view movies in 1080p?

I would like to use 11.10 on my TV as a Mediacenter and more. The problem is that when I sit on my couch the icons in Unity dash (expanded, viewing all installed apps) are too small. Now I am ...
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2answers
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Increase resolution for multiple displays above graphics card resolution?

I have a monitor with a default resolution of 1920x1080 and have it set up with a second monitor with a default res of 1280x1024. However, my graphics card (ATI 2900Pro) states its max res to be ...
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0answers
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External monitor resolution stuck at 1024x768 [closed]

I have an HP-Compaq 615 laptop that I connect up with an external 1440x900 monitor so that I can work with two screens. I was unable to get it to work correctly under Natty. However, when I did a ...
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1answer
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Changing Resolution with Wine App Opened freezes screen

Whenever I try to change the resolution using nvidia-setting or the display manager with any Wine program that uses graphics (Dead island, Most Wanted, anything with graphics really) the screen ...
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Vinagre only gives 800x600 RDC resolution, how to increase?

Using Vinagre on Ubuntu 11.10, when I RDC into a remote Windows XP machine, I only get a 800x600 resolution on the remote display. I can't increase it on the Windows machine, it's stuck at 800x600. ...
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1answer
520 views

1336x768 resolution not recognized [closed]

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and linux in general. I'm using 11.10 and it's installed already. When I ran it from DVD the resolution was just fine but now that it's installed I can only choose between ...
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Problemas de resolucion de juegos en Wine / Game resolution problems in Wine

Cuando salgo de un videojuego que tiene una resolución inferior a la del sistema, Ubuntu se queda con una resolución baja. Tengo que cerrar sesión y volver a entrar para corregir el problema. ¿Como lo ...
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Splash screen resolution is poor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen How come when I boot from CD or USB drive to install Ubuntu, the resolution of ubuntu splash screen is perfect, at full ...
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1answer
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dual view monitors for one desktop on ati

How do i get dual view (two monitors with Full-HD-resolution) for one desktop on unity with an ati card on ubuntu 11.10? on 11.04 all worked fine. Now i have the problem, that after customizing on ...
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1answer
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How to enable the accelorometer in Dell Inspiron Duo

I am considering on getting a Dell Duo Tablet PC. I love the idea of a tablet, but there are some things that just need a physical keyboard (no the iPad is NOT immune to this!!) and I hate to have to ...
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How can I make PDFs appear life-size when displayed at 100%?

When I open a letter size PDF and then zoom to 100%, the page physically displayed on my monitor is smaller than a real letter size sheet of paper. How can I make "100%" on the computer screen ...
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5answers
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Intel GMA 4500M screen resolution problem

I was previously running 10.10 on my Acer Aspire laptop. It has Intel GMA 4500M integrated graphics and worked just fine. Great display, sharp, crisp, etc. I decided to do a fresh install of 11.10 ...