[ubuntu-uk] Screen resolution issues with Ver 7.04
bhaltair at gmail.com
Tue May 15 09:16:54 BST 2007
I did find one solution that worked on another machine for me
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg -phigh
then CTRL+ALT+BKSPACE to reload X
which allowed me to select the driver and resolution, however I was only
able to get 1024 x 768 whilst the same machine under Windows went much
On 14/05/07, I C McNab <icmcnab at googlemail.com> wrote:
> George MacLeod wrote:
> > Has anyone else experienced screen resolution problems with installing
> > Ubuntu 7.04?
> > Then this morning I booted from from the 7.04 install CD on a Dell
> > 5150 dual core with screen resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 only to find
> > Ubuntu live CD only offered 640 x 400 resolution, which is very weird
> on a
> > 21" monitor...
> I've just installed 7.04 on a similar one-year-old Dimension 5150 with
> nVidia card driving a 17" Dell monitor that prefers a resolution of 1280
> x 1024. But Fiesty will only offer max 1024 x 768. This is the same as
> it gives me with a 15" Hanns.G monitor via a Radeon 9000 card on an
> ancient Compaq AMD Athlon machine.
> Any suggestions for improvement would be most welcome! (Though, to be
> honest, at my age, 1024 x 768 is probably easier for my biological
> optical system to resolve!!!)
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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