Changing the refresh rate of my LCD

Frank McCormick fmccormick at
Sun Oct 16 22:58:06 UTC 2005

On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 23:15:41 +0330
Behrang Saeedzadeh <behrangsa at> wrote:

> Hi,
> In the "Screen Resolution Preferences" dialog box I have only one option for
> the refresh rate of my LCD which is 60Hz, but I know that my LCD supports
> higher refresh rates. How can I set the refresh rate to one of these higher
> values?

What is the horizonal and vertical refresh rates in your xorg.conf
file? I suspect that's where Ubuntu gets the maximum for it's
resolution setting.


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