Cropped Display

dael at dael at
Mon Feb 8 05:59:18 GMT 2010

Zitat von Tom Bell <cbell44 at>:

> dael at wrote:
>> Hello
>> I want to install kubuntu on my media pc and tried the recent live cd.
>> The Desktop started properly but the screen configuration seems to be
>> wrong. Display is a TV with resolution 1360*768 60Hz via HDMI, kubuntu
>> sets the right resolution the refresh rate is 59.8Hz, maybe this is
>> also right?!
>> The problem is that the Desktop seems to be on the wrong position on
>> the screen, the right quarter of the screen is black and on the left
>> side the desktop is cropped.
>> Any Ideas? If possible I want to fix this with the live CD before
>> installiung on hard disk.
>> Thanks
>> Daniel
> Did you try any other settings to see what happens?
> What is your display card?
> lshw |grep -nA 11 display
> Do the above command at a commandline and include
> the results in your reply.
> Also,
> uname -a

Linux ubuntu 2.6.31-14-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:04:26 UTC  
2009 i686 GNU/Linux

I attached the output of lshw.

Well, maybe cropped is the wrong word. I realised that I can move the  
mouse out of the right side of the screen, maximised programs are also  
larger than the desktop I can see. It seeme that the desktop has  
correct size but needs to be moved to the left ?!
Again, the resolution kubuntu has chosen is the one I need for my TV.

I attached

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ubuntu at ubuntu:~$ lshw |grep -nA 11 display
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
44:        *-display:0
45-             description: VGA compatible controller
46-             product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
47-             vendor: Intel Corporation
48-             physical id: 2
49-             bus info: pci at 0000:00:02.0
50-             version: 03
51-             width: 64 bits
52-             clock: 33MHz
53-             capabilities: bus_master cap_list rom
54-             configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
55-             resources: irq:28 memory:fd400000-fd7fffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff(prefetchable) ioport:ff00(size=8)
56:        *-display:1 UNCLAIMED
57-             description: Display controller
58-             product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
59-             vendor: Intel Corporation
60-             physical id: 2.1
61-             bus info: pci at 0000:00:02.1
62-             version: 03
63-             width: 64 bits
64-             clock: 33MHz
65-             capabilities: cap_list
66-             configuration: latency=0
67-             resources: memory:fdd00000-fddfffff 

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