Monitor frequency problem

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Fri Mar 14 03:05:24 UTC 2008

Mike Dugger wrote:
> I was happy to see that someone recently had their monitor resolution 
> problem solved using dpkg-reconfigure x server-xorg. However, a problem 
> that I've had since upgrading from ubuntu 7.04 to 7.10 is that my monitor 
> is being driven at 50 hz refresh rate when it really, really wants to run 
> at 60 hz. My System -> Screen Resolution offers 50 hz and 54 hz, but not 60 
> hz which is the native refresh rate for my Samsung SyncMaster 204T.
> Will the technique above solve this or is there something else I'm missing?

Isn't the 204T and LCD monitor?  Refresh rates don't have any meaning in the 
LCD world.

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