Resolution stays at 800x600 in Kubuntu

Dale Trombley buzzmandt at
Mon Apr 9 17:54:59 UTC 2012

If its nvidia type this in konsole
kdesudo nvidia-settings

If not nvidia disregard
On Apr 8, 2012 9:31 PM, "Steve Cookson" <it at> wrote:

> **
> Hi Dennis,
> I have K10.04 seeing a 21" 1920x1080 screen and several other (lesser)
> resolutions.  You shouldn't have to do anything, it should just detect it,
> but there is screen resolution setting programme under system setup (I
> think it's called that, I don't have my PC set to English at the moment).
> If you don't have the right driver or patches, it may not work.
> I had a new Gigabyte motherboard with K10.04 LTS and because the hardware
> was newer than the operating system it didn't detect all the settings.
> If that is your problem, then upgrade your Kubuntu to 11.04 or 11.10 and
> it should detect everything.
> Good luck.
> Regards
> Steve
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* kubuntu-users-bounces at [mailto:
> kubuntu-users-bounces at] *On Behalf Of *Dennis Linux
> *Sent:* 08 April 2012 21:36
> *To:* help
> *Subject:* Resolution stays at 800x600 in Kubuntu
>  Why can Kubuntu only see 800x600 while Windows saw higher resolutions?
> It looks that you have to be a computer programmer to change the
> resolution.
> ItÅ› defently no great future from Linux that its so diffucult to change a
> resolution!
> I think that i trow Kubutu away if its so difficult to change a simple
> resolution from a videocard.
> If someone have tips that stood not on google that please tell me how i
> can better resolotions than the stupid 800x600.
> Dennis
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