Wrong size screen
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?
Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add the resolution under the Monitor section, eg:
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
Option "PreferredMode" "1440x900"
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