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 choices in the Resolution drop-down are 1600 x 1200 (the current setting), 1280 x 1024, and less (which all look worse). The monitor preferences calls the Monitor "unknown," the monitor is a ViewSonic VX2450WM, and the PC is an HP p7-1120.
you can use jupiter install it like so
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install jupiter
logout and back in again
and then on the top right corner you will have a new icon select
it and go to screen resolution and select your preferred resolution
this is the only app i use to change the resolution when needed.(I never used anything else)
hope this works for you
You can use the xorg-edgers repository of experimental drivers to update the drivers for your video card. Because the drivers are not guaranteed the experimental operation, can solve problems but also created new problems, but you sure are using the latest release of the same.
I own a laptop with this graphics card and recently updated the drivers for this repository, where there was no problem. If you want to perform the update run the command "sudo apt-add-repository ppa: xorg-edgers/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade-y" and restart your computer. After the restart the driver will be updated.
Your video card also has the technology SNA - Sandy Bridge New Acceleration Architecture that improves some acceleration features. After updating the driver to use this feature enter the command "sudo apt-add-repository ppa: sarvatt / sna-intel && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade-y"