Display only at 640*480
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 24 10:22:05 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-02-24 at 09:27 +0000, Ollie Killingback wrote:
> I had Kubutu 7.04 installed on my desktop which has been trouble free
> until yesterday. When I booted it, the screen res was 640*480 and could
> not be changed using the controls in System Settings. As I have Windows
> on the same PC I booted into that to see if it was a hardware issue.
> Windows performed normally, so something must have been broken by the
> update I did the day before yesterday. Normally I do these whenever
> Adept prompts me, but I had got a bit behind due to pressure of work.
> So I decided this was the time to upgrade to 7.10 and ran a normal
> version upgrade through Adept, which seemed to go normally. I guess I
> was stupid, tho' in that when I was prompted to replace or keep some
> files the only ones I kept were my desktop - perhaps not a good idea.
> After the upgrade the situation was as before - 640*480 on a large flat
> screen - almost unusable - and not way to change it via the GUI.
> Can anyone please advise me what to try next before I do a complete
> reinstall from a new DVD?
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
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