The Final Straw

David Sanders dsuzukisanders at
Wed Sep 8 09:29:29 BST 2010

Well, freaky!

I know this is probably the wrong list for it, but could you post your
xorg.conf before and after running the nvidia tool?

On 8 September 2010 09:27, Michael Haney <thezorch at> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 4:22 AM, David Sanders <dsuzukisanders at> wrote:
>> Hi Michael,
>> What acceleration are you using? If it's nvidia or ati/amd then a new
>> vendor-specific tool appears in System Administration allowing you to
>> set the monitor settings. For nvidia this is NVIDIA X SERVER SETTINGS
>> and for ATI it's probably ATI Control Panel, but I haven't used it for
>> a while. Intel chipsets _should_ just work.
> The Nvidia Configuration Tool doesn't help either.  Its limited to
> 640x480 also, and trying to set custom resolutions using xrandr from
> the command line don't work either.  I've tried EVERYTHING I could
> find an nothing helped except hacking my xorg.conf file with the
> settings from a previous version of Ubuntu that did have the feature
> to manually change the monitor settings.
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