Wrong size screen

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Sat Aug 22 10:18:09 BST 2009

On Friday 21 Aug 2009 21:12:08 Jerry Lapham wrote:
> On Sunday I picked up one of the Walmart special $348 Toshiba Satellite 
> L355-S7915  17 inch laptops.  I have Kubuntu 9.04 installed and when it boots 
> it comes up in 1024x768 screen size.  I have System Settings->Display set to 
> 1440x900 and when I go to it, the screen immediately jumps to 1440x900 but 
> then I have to widen the toolbar, which is a real pain.
> Any ideas how to make it come up in 1440x900 to begin with?
> 	-Jerry

Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add the resolution under the Monitor section, eg:

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Configured Monitor"
        Option "PreferredMode" "1440x900"


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