[ubuntu-uk] Screen resolution issues with Ver 7.04

Alex Latchford alex at yawnster.com
Fri May 11 09:41:43 BST 2007


George MacLeod wrote:
> Has anyone else experienced screen resolution problems with installing
> Ubuntu 7.04?
>
> I recently upgraded a version 6.10 installation on line to version
> 7.04, it all went well until l re-booted the system, only to find I
> was restricted to 800 x 600 or 640 x 400 resolutions whereas before I
> had the full range. I solved this one by removing the nVidia drivers
> from the system and the full screen resolution options were restored.
>
> Then this morning I booted from from the 7.04 install CD on a Dell
> Dimension 5150 dual core with screen resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
> only to find that Ubuntu  live CD only offered 640 x 400 resolution,
> which is very weird on a 21" monitor. needless to say I did not
> install Ubuntu on this system in case this was the only resolution I'd
> get.
>
> I just wondered if any one else had experienced this behaviour.
> Cheers
> Seoras
This happened to me when running an Alpha version with the nVidia
driver, however it is now fixed for me at least with the driver
installed via the new restricted drivers manager..

Maybe the transfer of the driver wasn't picked up into the new Driver
manager...?

Thanks, Alex.



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