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Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
On Ubuntu 10.04 there is a "Hardware Drives" applet under the System/Administration menu. This applet listed no alternative drivers. However, I just realized that the PC in question is not currently connected to the internet (we're in a demo right now), so it is possible that once we're back at the office I'll see an ATI driver alternative. I vaguely remember from that past that the proprietary drivers did not solve the problem, and I was never able to get that resolution with 10.04.
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
Thanks, John. I tested the xorg.conf file you posted and indeed it screwed up my display when I switched accounts, so I had to remove it.
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
In the syslog report I see vgaarb: device added... and vgaarb: loaded, vga16fb: initializing, vga16fb: mapped...
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
In the lsmod report I see vga16fb, vgastate and fbcon but no ati or radeon.
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
@JohnSGruber - as far as I can tell, there are 3 drivers mentioned - RADEON/ATI (driver 0), VESA (1) and FBDEV (2). I see LoadModule: "ati" and LoadModule: "radeon" both from vendor X.org foundation. ati_drv.so and radeon_drv.so are version 6.13.0.
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
The strange thing is that I have no xorg.conf anywhere in the file system. But, if my understanding is right, in modern gnome this file is obsolete and is not required. I did find the xorg.conf.d program and the relevant man page.
Sep
12
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
@JohnSGruber - how can you tell?
Sep
11
comment How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
@Peterling - I noticed this is a recurring message for other reporting this error, but it is true that it is weird. I have no clue what to do about this.
Sep
10
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Sep
10
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Sep
10
comment How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list?
But what if the xrandr does not recognize any output name, specifically, not DVI-0, as described in this question: askubuntu.com/questions/186288/…
Sep
10
asked How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?
Sep
6
comment Is it possible to obtain a public share link with the original name of the file?
I am not the OP. However, I just hate it when people downvote (either a question or an answer) w/o explaining the reason. What value does this have? How can the OP improve the question? Obviously, he is a fresh member here - what welcome message does he get if the 1st response is an unexplained downvote???!?!?!
Sep
6
comment What is the difference between “source” and “.” in bash?
@Christopher - if you had a chance to read that question (which I posted), you'd see that my confusion was settled. I posted the above comment, with reference to my question, before getting the answer.
Aug
30
accepted Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?
Aug
30
comment Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?
Thanks! @EliahKagan made it a few seconds earlier :-)
Aug
30
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30
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Aug
30
comment What is the difference between “source” and “.” in bash?
This actually contradicts what I see in this question: askubuntu.com/questions/182012/…
Aug
30
asked Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?