Monitor not detected-can I report this?

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Wed Mar 30 14:05:56 UTC 2005

> Ubuntu completely failed to detect my monitor on installation. The main 
> problem this caused was limiting me to 60hz. I have now solved this by 
> manually editing my xorg.conf although I am worried this is only a fudge and 
> would like to get full details of what settings to change.
> However, I was a bit surprised that ubuntu didn't id the monitor as mdk 10 did 
> so and the monitor is only 3-4 years old. Ubuntu seems to have a good 
> reputation for hardware detection and I am wondering whether there is a way I 
> can report its failure to detect my monitor so it can be added to the ubuntu 
> hardware detect in future?
> If there was a list of unsupported hardware established not only would it give 
> a resource to ubuntu for future releases but it would help users who have the 
> same problem.

Had the same problem, Warty detected the monitor fine, but not Hoary.
You must file a bug in Bugzilla about it.
In case you have the same monitor as me, might be best to just add yours
to my bug :


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