Resolution Dilemma

Tee Jay Rosene teejayrosene at
Thu May 17 14:07:47 UTC 2007

Thanks Andy. I'm going to give this a try and let everyone know my progress.

When you run off the live CD, is the resolution stuck at 640x480 as
> well? If so, try this ;
> 1)Open a terminal and type sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf. This will
> bring up you xorg.conf file in an editor.
> 2) Scroll down to the part that says something similar to below;
> Section "Device"
>        Identifier      "Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE
> Chipset In$
>        Driver          "i810"
>        BusID           "PCI:0:2:0"
> 3)Now change the part after Driver to look like this;
> Driver          "vesa"
> 4) save file and exit gedit.
> 5) restart the Xserver with ctrl+alt+backspace and you should have
> higher resolution.
> 6) If it worked with live CD, do the same to your installed Ubuntu. This
> will get you to a point where you can at least use the thing and try to
> get the right drivers working.
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