[ubuntu-uk] screen resolution, configuration details, graphics card
kris at softdel.co.uk
Tue Nov 6 18:00:31 GMT 2007
On 06/11/2007, peter <peter at petebox.com> wrote:
> 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.
> > --
> > ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> > https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> > 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
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Oh yeah, from what I have seen the chips are often used in laptops,
sometimes your screen can only go so far. Sometimes you can go over the
default res but it looks terrible.
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