[ubuntu-uk] screen resolution, configuration details, graphics card

peter 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
>         screen
>         > 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.
>         
>         Cheers,
>         Al.
>         
>         
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>         
>         
> 
> 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
monitor)

Peter




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