Sreen Resolution Issue

Marc marcsje at
Fri May 9 04:57:13 UTC 2008

Tom schreef:
> I prepared a new HDD for an existing computer using Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. The
> install went well with Screen resolution of 1269X1024. Two day ago, the
> resolution shifted on start up to 800X600.  I invoked sudo
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg and did the dialog thing but no joy there
> was no listings for a higher resolution. I use the same rage 128 pro and
> viewsonic monitor combo that another HDD uses with good high resolution.
> What am I missing here...I get no option to select the graphics card or
> monitor.  Do I need to find a file in synaptic to install that I missed
> on the HDD install???
> Thanks, and regards,
> Tom 

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