Screen resolution

Karl Larsen k5di at
Mon Oct 6 19:59:58 UTC 2008

Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
> Hola!
> I recently installed ubuntu (8.04) on a brand new excellent laptop.
> But the screen is only recognised in low resolution, 800x600, which is way
> to
> bad. From menu Preferences > Screen resolution it is NOT offered any higher
> resolution, such
> as 1024x768, which I am sure is possible. What to do? I'm sure it should be
> easy!
> Kjetil
    I expect you have a nVidia video device. You can tell this by 
writing in a terminal $ lspci | video and if you do have nVidia you need 
to get the better driver software either from Ubuntu or the nVidia web page.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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