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How do I save a modified buffer for video resolution uncommented?

I've been getting a "Signal out of range" message when trying to boot up. Press down arrow, enter to get to recovery menu and go to system root prompt. From there I run sudo nano /etc/default/grub ...
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Unsupported Resolution directly after BIOS

As soon as the BIOS finishes its work, the monitor (VGA) immediately displays a "Not Supported" message. I have little experience with Ubuntu and just installed it as a dual boot with Windows XP. ...
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34 views

grub Refresh or Resolution Too High. How can I adjust it?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer while in Windows XP. When I reboot and select Ubuntu as my boot option my monitor tells me "Out of range" I believe at this point I would be ...
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I installed another linux version next to ubuntu, now Ubuntu has problems!

I tried using boot repair. But I'm still having trouble. When Ubuntu boots, it is in the wrong resolution, and I can't get my wireless network up. Here is the boot repair record: ...
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364 views

xubuntu 13.10 boots to black screen after grub

I know this is a common theme, but all of the other similar threads I've found were either based on a clear change (e.g., upgrading), or were unsolved. I'm a relative newcomer to linux, but have a ...
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0answers
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GRUB and Login screen low resolution UBUNTU 13.10 [duplicate]

Hi i have a problem with my GRUB and login screen. Resolution is very low, but when i log in my resolution is ok(1920x1080). I tried this How do I safely change grub2 screen resolution? but with no ...
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Setting console resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware

I've completed an install of Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware and am running into a problem configuring the console (non-graphical) resolution. When I was running Ubuntu Server 13.04, I ran into the ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Only native resolution when manually selecting GRUB

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME edition 13.04 on my Samsung NP370R5E-A03NL. Installation went fine (I just resized the Windows 8 system partition and installed it manually there), but I still have a ...
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289 views

Ubuntu 13.04 - with kernel 3.11 is freezing when i not use nomodeset or acpi=off noapic

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and then using kernel 3.11, but when i boot it show bios, grub screen but after that freeze. Only way to boot is applying /etc/default/grub acpi=off noapic or ...
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154 views

How to set BURG/GRUB2 resolution to 16:9 ratio?

I have some problem with BURG and GRUB2 resolution, my screen res is 1366*768, I already set BURG to 1366*768, as displayed on vbeinfo, the resolution in boot menu does increase, but everything still ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I fix display “out of range” message after install?

After installing Ubuntu server 12, I get the message "out of range" from my monitor (Asus vh236h). The PC is a Compaq Proliant ML310 G1. I have verified that it is up and running otherwise, by using ...
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1answer
138 views

When I try to install Ubuntu, the screen res is too low to use the installer

I have an Acer Aspire V3 with 8gb RAM, 1tb HDD, nVidia GeForce 650m 2gb graphics, 17.3" screen with 1600x900 res. When I use GRUB I cant boot it without nomodeset. When I get to the graphical ...
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0answers
674 views

Change grub and tty resolution to 2560x1440 (framebuffer)

I upgraded my old 1920x1200 to a new 2560x1440 Dell U2713HM and it works great in xserver but I cant get the grub and tty's to use it :( The strange thing is that when I run sudo hwinfo --framebuffer ...
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0answers
99 views

How do I revert the Grub boot command line modification I did?

I just started with Ubuntu 13.04 and I think it's great but I had so many problems because of the specific netbook I have installed it on; an Asus Eee PC 1005p. I think I already downloaded the ...
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0answers
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How come the live USB scales tty to the correct resolution, and the actual resulting installation cannot?

Why do we have to go through so many manipulations to get the correct/native tty (and plymouth) resolution when the live USB is just fine upon booted? And even more, why can't I get the native ...
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1answer
244 views

How to choose a resolution for GRUB2?

I'm using Gnome 3.6.2 with Ubuntu 12.10, my screen resolution is currently 1680x1050, but in GRUB it was something different. First I used /etc/default/grub to uncomment the resolution line and change ...
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1answer
240 views

Wrong resolution on grub2?

My optimal screen resolution is 1600x900px, however when I first turn on my laptop, grub2 displays at 1024x768. I have an optimus system, so I am assuming that grub is using the intel card. When I do ...
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155 views

fbset does nothing

I can't change tty resolution/mode by running fbset. No matter what mode or geometry I use (correct syntax, I even referred to /etc/fb.modes), it simply shows no output and it doesn't change ...
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1answer
197 views

Problem grub won't display on my tv at boot up

When I start my computer it won't show my grub screen this box just appears saying something along the lines of "this tv cannot handle this resolution or refresh rate" but after a couple seconds it ...
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Apple Cinema Display 23" and grub

As per the title, I'm running my display on an older 23" Apple Cinema Display (because I still love it, darn it). I'm pushing it with an ATI Radeon DVI dual-link PCIe card. It works just fine, except ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
857 views

Why is the GRUB menu and boot splash smaller than my actual screen size?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and when Im in the GRUB Menu there are black edges both at top/bottom and left/right. The same way it is in the Plymouth Splash, but additionally Plymouth seems to be stretched ...
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1answer
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Change boot screen resolution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen How I can change the boot screen resolution in Ubuntu 12.04 to 1680 1050? The resolution now is very small
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2answers
2k views

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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2answers
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GRUB2: Use maximum detected resolution?

How do I tell GRUB2 to set its resolution (and also the one passed to the kernel) to the maximum one it can detect at time of boot?
2
votes
1answer
999 views

How can I enable video-driver accelerated resolution to grub2 menu?

How can I enable driver accelerated resolution to grub2? After installing proprietary NVIDIA driver my splash-screen resolution is changed to some lower value. Typing vbeinfo at grub2 command shell ...
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0answers
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After fixing boot resolution (due to Nvidia driver install) login resolution is lower [closed]

These are the steps I made: Install Ubuntu 11.04 Update the system Install NVidia driver I fixed the Grub and plymouth resolution issue Then a problem appeared: the login screen resolution is ...
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2answers
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How do I safely change grub2 screen resolution?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 on a HP 550 Notebook. But grub2 isn't really fit in the best screen resolution that this Notebook can support (1280x800). How can I do this without using a ...
5
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1k views

GRUB 2 resolution: Possible resolutions not listed in vbeinfo or hwinfo --framebuffer [closed]

I tried to set the same resolution i use for the Desktop for GRUB2 (1920x1080x32). Why is this resolution neither listet in the output of hwinfo --framebuffer nor in that of vbeinfo on GRUB 2 ...
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2answers
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How to enable 1280x800 resolution in tty?

I've got Toshiba U500 (nVidia). Tried changing /etc/default/grub in many ways, now I've got: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...