how can I change display resolution permanently?

Jarry mr.jarry at
Wed Aug 3 17:45:11 UTC 2011

Thanks, this has solved my problem!

With 10.10 everything worked as expected, so I thought
I had screwed something up during upgrade. I tried
clean installation of 11.04, but that did not help.
Your trick did! :-)


On 01-Aug-11 7:20, Nils Kassube wrote:

>> But whenever I restart kubuntu, my desktop has again just
>> 1024x768. WHY?
> Well, I can't tell you _why_ either, but sometimes the system doesn't
> remember the wanted setting. To resolve this, I added the appropriate
> xrandr command to a KDM config file. First we have to find out the
> command you need. Start konsole and enter the command "xrandr". The
> output should have a line like this:
> LVDS1 connected 1280x960+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> kdesudo kate /etc/kde4/kdm/Xsetup
> to edit the config file and put the line
> /usr/bin/xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1280x960
> before the last line of the file. And if the xrandr command showed a
> different output name, replace the "LVDS1" with the correct name for
> your machine.

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