[ubuntu-uk] screen resolution, configuration details, graphics card
peter at petebox.com
Tue Nov 6 17:17:06 GMT 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 16:19 +0000, Kris Douglas wrote:
> On 06/11/2007, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> Hi Pascal,
> On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 14:33 +0000, Pascal Khoury wrote:
> > My graphics card is an Intel 945 i810.
> A fine example of a video card. There is an "i810" driver, and
> now in
> 7.10 (Gutsy) the "intel" driver which is much better.
> > Does that help? I reckon there must a way to adjust my
> > resolution from the Terminal. I need to get a resolution
> better than
> > 1024x768.
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> Is the traditional way to fix these things.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> A good thing to do is install 915resolution from synaptic, it lets you
> force the screen resolution, works well on my MicroPC
> Kris Douglas
Of course you need to be sure that the greater resolutions are supported
by your monitor. For example my cheap Lenovo laptop screen only goes to
1024 x 768 even the the card can go higher (And will with an external
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