[Bug 48777] Re: [Bug 48777] Re: [Bug 48777] Re: No GUI way to change screen resolution in Kubuntu

Redge redge.online at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 14:40:13 UTC 2006


Thanks you so much for your suggestions! I'll try them out and let you know
if they work.

Redge


On 9/20/06, Abhaha <abhaha at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If you are having trouble with the GUI--if it is gone screwy on you--one
> way
> that may help is if you create a different user. My boyfriend had the GUI
> go
> bonkers on him in Mandrake and he simply created a new user ID and it
> fixed
> it. Then he deleted the old user name. If you do that though, make sure to
> take all your data off the old user account before you try it.
>
> I have a number of external USB drives and devices and it was easy to get
> the data off of it recently when my home partition was way too full.
>
> Some people have told me that if settings are made in the GUI, they may
> tend
> to persist. For that reason many prefer the command line for some
> adjustments.
>
> I also noticed that when I was configuring the screen resolution, it asked
> me if I wanted to use the gnome screen tool or the KDE tool. I installed
> both Ubuntu and Kubuntu so that I had the option of using the KDE window
> manager. I installed UBUNTU first, so when I set up KDE, I used what I
> thought was the Gnome tool for consistency. On one install I switched it
> for
> KDE after installing Kubuntu and I had bad results. I wish I could
> remember
> the exact name of that, but I installed Ubuntu first and since that was
> Gnome, that was the one I chose initially.
>
> The first time I ran into trouble, I just reinstalled everything since I
> had
> no data--that fixed it.
>
> BTW, maybe it would help to install Easy Ubuntu? That tool has drivers in
> it
> for Nvidia and ATI video cards.
> http://easyubuntu.freecontrib.org/get.html
>
>
> Abha
>
> On 9/19/06, Redge <redge.online at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have have trouble getting KDE to accept the changes I'm trying to make
> > to the screen and driver settings. After I've selected the correct
> > versions, if I can click on apply in the first place, it usually does
> > nothing, and the settings aren't changed.
> >
> > --
> > No GUI way to change screen resolution in Kubuntu
> > https://launchpad.net/bugs/48777
> >
>
> --
> No GUI way to change screen resolution in Kubuntu
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/48777
>


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No GUI way to change screen resolution in Kubuntu
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