Help with new monitor

Norman Silverstone norman at
Thu Jun 16 20:54:47 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 16:14 -0400, Russell Blau wrote:
> "Martin J Hooper" <martinjh at> wrote in message
> news:d8nd78$f7t$1 at
> >
> > sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> >
> > and then put the relevent details in when asked.
> >
> > dpkg-reconfigure normally detects your montior settings anyway - At
> > least it does on my 19" CRT...
> Thanks for the pointer!  This has been a frustrating process, but I finally
> (after about 6 attempts) got it to a point where I can at least boot into
> the GUI successfully and see it on my monitor.  I still can't get it to
> accept the resolution settings that the monitor specs say are the optimum,
> but I'm going to continue tinkering...

Have you tried sudo dpkg-reconfigure -pcritical xserver-xorg I think it
would work.


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