Old Toshiba laptop not seeing all the screen under 8.04
Jeffreytooker at frontiernet.net
Fri May 30 18:29:35 UTC 2008
Steven Davies-Morris wrote:
> The laptop is an 8 year old Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600. The VGA
> controller is a Cyberblade/XP by Trident. This morning on a whim I put
> Hardy 8.04 on it, a clean replace of "Darya" Mint Linux 4.0 (based on
> Feisty). Now I only get 800 resolution and a ton of unusable black
> space around the edges. When I go into the Screen Resolution tool it
> won't offer many anything greater than 800. What's my next move?
Have you tried
"sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg"
This reconfigures the graphics for your system by your choices. These are determined by the characteristics of your system. Hope this helps.
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