Resolution Problems Still
( ``-_-´´ ) -- Fernando
ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sun Nov 2 22:30:13 GMT 2008
Olá Michael e a todos.
On Sunday 02 November 2008 03:35:55 Michael Haney wrote:
> Ok, this is REALLY getting old. I need help, real help, please
> someone! I'm trying out Ubuntu 8.10, I have an Nvidia Geforce 5600FX
> AGP 8x card and a Sun Microsystems 21-inch VGA monitor. After
> installing Intrepid my display resolution is limited to 800x600.
> After installing the Nvidia drivers my display resolution is locked at
> 640x480 which makes Ubuntu unusable. I want to change that so I can
> goto 1024x768. I need real help that works.
> This is my xorg.conf file as it is now ...
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Configured Video Device"
> Option "UseFBDev" "true"
> Section "Monitor"
> Identifier "Configured Monitor"
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Default Screen"
> Monitor "Configured Monitor"
> Device "Configured Video Device"
> I've tried the suggestions which appear on this webpage ...
> Nothing I do seems to make any different, I've changed the xorg.conf
> file but my settings are just ignored. I'm at my wits end, this is
> really making me very mad ... again. Why, oh why did they take out
> the ability to manually change your monitor settings in the display
> resolution window. They even removed displayconfig-gtk and you can't
> install it from the repos either. This is a problem that's been going
> unresolved for way too long and it need a fix that works now.
Acording to http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/810 there are several older Nvidia cards that cant use teh 3D driver.
Open Source driver should work
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