To change resolution at the boot-up?

Loïc Martin loic.martin3 at
Tue May 29 14:13:44 UTC 2007

German a écrit :
> Thanks, I already did this, but you have to realize that
> this option is only good if you trying to reconfigure
> resolution for distro that is already on hard-disk. My
> question is is there any way to change the resolution 
> when you boot from CD? Or boot CD with specified resolution.
> Thanks for your suggestion.
> German.
> On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 09:52 -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
>> On Tue, 29 May 2007 09:28:23 -0400
>> German <gentgerman at> wrote:
>>> Hello list. I just tried to boot into the new 7.04 edition
>>> and seems can't do more than 800x600 screen resolution.
>>> How does one change the resolution on the boot-up? In the past,
>>> (with 6.10) I have booted to 1280x1024 with no problem. Your reply
>>> is appreciated. Thanks a lot.
>> 	sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>> and pick your resolutions as part of the process.
>> Cheers
Before you boot Ubuntu, at the bottom of the screen you should see a 
menu. By pressing F2 or F3 you should be able to set your resolution. 
You can also set other parameters that way (keyboard, language)


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