[lubuntu-users] Upgraded to Lubuntu 16.10, lost monitor detection

Brendan Perrine walterorlin at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 02:38:56 UTC 2016

On Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:20:41 -0500
Ben Coleman <oloryn at benshome.net> wrote:

> On 11/11/2016 03:43 AM, Ben Coleman wrote:
> > I've just upgraded one of my machines from Lubuntu 16.04 to Lubuntu
> > 16.10, and find that my resolution has gone from 1600x900 to 1280x1024.
> > The video adapter is an Nvidia Geforce 6200, and the monitor is an Acer
> > K222HQL, attached via DVI.  The monitor was correctly detected under
> > 16.04, but I now find that the Monitor Settings dialog shows it as a
> > 'Default Monitor'.  This failure to detect the monitor occurs whether
> > I'm using the Nvidia binary driver or using the Nouveau driver.  Any
> > idea if this is a know bug, or if there is anything I can do to fix it?
> This appears to be due to
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-304/+bug/1634802.
> Ben
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Although keep in mine arandr does use much more memory. Although it also comes with the cool command line tool unxrandr which gives your current settings in an xrandr command line to apply them. 
Brendan Perrine <walterorlin at gmail.com>

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